UN chief to G20: ‘We are at war … and not winning’


In remarks to the G20 virtual summit on the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, “We are at war with a virus — and not winning it.”Speaking from New York, Guterres noted that it took three months for the world to reach 100,000 confirmed cases of infection, and that the next 100,000 cases happened in just 12 days. The 300,000 mark took only another four days, and the 400,000 level came just one and a half days after that.”This is exponential growth and only the tip of the iceberg,” he said.”This war needs a wartime plan to fight it,” he said, addin…

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