Publish dateWednesday 1 April 2020 - 10:33
Story Code : 206636
COVID-19 pandemic most challenging crisis since World War II: UN Chief
The UN Secretary General António Guterres has called for an immediate co-ordinated health response to suppress transmission and end the coronavirus pandemic.
He was speaking at the launch of a UN report on the potential socioeconomic impact of the outbreak at UN headquarters in New York. He said that it could trigger conflicts around the world.
He said coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II which is attacking societies at their core, claiming lives and people's livelihoods.
Antonio Guterres urged the industrialized nations to help those less developed, or potentially "face the nightmare of the disease spreading like wildfire.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
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