UN Secretary General António Guterres noted that the epidemic could lead to a recession that has no analogues in the recent past.
UN Secretary General António Guterres believes that the current outbreak of coronavirus is the greatest test for the world since World War II. He said this during a speech at the UN headquarters in New York, writes the BBC.
The UN Secretary General also added that the epidemic could lead to a recession, “which probably has no analogues in the recent past.”
Guterres called for an immediate, coordinated health response to suppress transmission and end the pandemic.
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. According to Johns Hopkins University on April 1, 877 thousand people fell ill in the world, more than 43 thousand died.