Coronavirus outbreak described by WHO as 'pandemic' amid 'alarming levels of inaction'



The World Health Organization has described the outbreak of the new coronavirus as a pandemic. WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: ‘We are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction. We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterised as a pandemic.’
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  • Ask us a question: what do you want to know about the coronavirus? ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/11/ask-us-a-question-what-do-you-want-to-know-about-the-coronavirus

    Guardian News March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • YOU personally encouraged travel 2 months ago when it was the time and we still the chance to contain this outbreak. All lifes outside China that are gone now and will be lost in the coming months are on YOUR shoulders.

    Diana Bukaeva March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • These days, I miss Lee Jong Wook, the secretary general of WHO. He was truly committed to global health and disease eradication.

    Boyoung Kim March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Every word from this puppet is Chinese paid property. No exception.

    Claude Cawley March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Tedros Adhanom, you should go the hell!

    Chris Evans March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • step down

    greader March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Disgusting.

    김준홍 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Tedros, the man who is destroying the world

    Mr. Jerk March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Tedros Adhanom = icon of ignorance and incompetence

    Hye Lee March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • WHO is this

    はぺらべ March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • We? No no, it is only “You” have never seen it but we all saw it two months ago. We should send WHO’s Tedros to the International court for trial of killing 5,436 people due to his delayed response. Wait, I forgot China will protect you.

    Catamaran Boat March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • It is lucky we don’t join the org who makes things worse

    Guo Wen Jun March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • STUPID TEDRO PUPPET TO CHINA AND JAPAN . CORRUPTED BIG LIER TOOK MONEY FROM JAPANSE AND CHINESE.

    Lenny Freedman March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • We had this for weeks.. and its very very obviously spreading like crazy in just a short time…. its not a matter of declaring it as pandemic.. they should've predicted this to be a pandemic sooner.. and now what??

    NazrinSaidin March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • The only way
    to stop Covid-19 is clearly to stop all non-essential person to person
    interaction for 14 days.., house quarantine for everyone, no ifs or buts… delay
    = wrong! stager = wrong! Full enforced closures of all businesses / mass
    transport / schools etc.. Yes take the financial hit for 2 weeks “now” not
    later when it will happen anyway! The government should promise
    to compensate for loss and enforce complete lockdown for 14 days.. other than
    essential services… then the public health services will only need to deal with
    those already carrying the virus. For f-sake! Get on with the inevitable right
    now!

    Simon RR March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • "WHO" care ?

    黃骏逸 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Another totally useless despicable organization leads by a clown

    trend trend March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • 'Totally controlable', 'No possibility to become pandemic', 'no need to call international travel control', this shameless man and WHO who received 20 million donation from CCP keep telling the world, and now what? thousands are dying and hundreds of countries are suffering. How could such a shameless CCP sucker be in power of WHO? Let's do something to overthrow him if not the entier WHO into trashbin, before the virus keeps your family, people!

    Photon Fusion March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • World health care is under WHO which is private dog of Japan China. Crazy guy get China, Jap money and doing business there with world civilians hostage. Worst organization.

    Kim J March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Wow, glad I tuned into this page and all the "experts" comments. This is the place to go for the REAL info – in all the comments where people are putting out the "Real" news. Where DO they get all this "inside" information ? …

    Dheep' P March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • THE WHO HAVE JUST WOKEN UP FROM THERE COMER 🤤

    Carl Wakeling March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Have an Audit of who officials in the month of May-June the real story of COVId19 will be clear exeggerating COVID 19 not even 5k people have died bloody money hingry people just exagerrating for few people gain out of it

    Litil Mango March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • The Who has to take responsibility for the inactions of some countries. If they had called this a Pandemic earlier on people would have taken the whole situation seriously and acted accordingly. Also please note they still have not stated its a Pandemic just likening it to one.

    Tim Warner March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Tedros is a liar!

    Leo Lam March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • What is Crushing is, how BADLY WHO handled this right from the START. They have lost credibility and a lot if their "clout" world-wide due to this mishandling. They are closing the door, LONG AFTER the horse is out!

    Skindawg March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Why has WHO never said anything about the origin of the Wuhan Virus and how it got spread from Wuhan to the whole world?!

    七海 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • How much did Tedros get from China?

    田中博 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Gee – I wonder which country had an alarming level of inaction – A shame that it has to go to a Pandemic level to some politicians motivated.

    Joanne Park March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • murderer

    Maclon Lee March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Damn thiz will be in history textbooks one day

    The monster Under your bed March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Too late

    JULIA CHEN March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • 今更馬鹿か?

    Yann Lee March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Did your oh so beloved China tell you that you can now call it a pandemic? What's the point of this organisation?

    Jun Tange March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • just a reminder that Peter Salama, ex epidemiologist at WHO, died back in january.

    Lυиαтyc March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • A little too late

    Davero Productions March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • I bought book online, ‘Lockdown Prepping for 2020/1 Corona
    Virus Complete Guide’ for list of things needed for lockdown, self-isolation

    Be Happy March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • THE world most everlasting and invincible
    INCOMPETENT OFFICIAL

    ランディバース March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • This is such an exaggeration

    BlackEmpress March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Tedros stating whats been obvious to the rest of the world for at least a month now. The WHO has failed.

    John Hunter March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Pandemic maybe means we are expecting about 70% of people will get infected. In america, we are probably looking at every year, about 1 million deaths from covid 19 since there is no vaccine yet so covid 19 will just spread and spread due to people with dry cough having no access to health care, and too poor to stop working.

    colonyofcells iamamachine2 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • yesus JEZUS

    1000fantomas March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • He should be sacked first , he went to China and claimed everything is ok

    Paresh M March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Stop talking, taking virus seriously, stop listening WHO, taking drastic measures, encouraging wearing mask, closing borders, preparing medical and food supply ahead of time. Learning from country like Taiwan who's managing successfully the pandemic.

    Lillian Lin March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Lol, it was already 'pandemic' way before this news was brought to media today.

    Barsha Thapa March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • I would like to try the taste of bat meat before I vanish from this world.

    MAZINGER Z March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Panic… Panic… Panic… Someone push the panic button!

    Paul Anthony Donahue March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Can't trust the WHO. They probably created the virus. If it's not all total bull. NO VACCINES and NO POLICE STATE.

    888Caz March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • Finally.

    TCM737 March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply
  • This guy is incompetent a clown, should be fired immediately

    DroidSage March 23, 2020 4:48 pm Reply

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