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'Complete of humanity' at stake from Covid-19 pandemic, UN chief warns in pressing plea to 'struggle again'

'Whole of humanity' at stake from Covid-19 pandemic, UN chief warns in urgent plea to 'fight back'


UN Secretary Normal Antonio Guterres has warned that the “complete of humanity” is in peril of the coronavirus disaster, and we should all struggle towards it.

“International motion and solidarity are essential. Particular person nation responses aren’t going to be sufficient,” Secretary Normal Antonio Guterres mentioned on Wednesday.

The secretary basic mentioned the Covid-19 disaster is in contrast to something the UN has confronted in its 75-year historical past and is pleading with the developed world to lift trillions of {dollars} to assist the world’s poorer international locations struggle off the viral scourge.

Guterres has repeatedly known as for support from G20 nations this week as the worldwide pandemic worsens and threatens to achieve what he described as “apocalyptic proportions.”

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He additionally known as for a ban on tariffs, quotas and different commerce restrictions, in addition to the waiving of sanctions which could impede international locations from getting a lot wanted meals and medical provides. 

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