Articles by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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COVID-19 at Munich Security Conference
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus | WHO Director-General – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Feb 2020

15 Feb 2020 – Fake news spreads faster and more easily than this virus, and is just as dangerous… The greatest enemy we face is not the virus itself; it’s the stigma that turns us against each other. We must stop stigma and hate! … It’s easy to blame. It’s easy to politicize. It’s harder to tackle a problem together, and find solutions together… We will all learn lessons from this outbreak. But now is not the time for recriminations or politicization. This is a time for facts, not fear. This is a time for rationality, not rumours. This is a time for solidarity, not stigma.

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