Giving up on controlling Covid-19 would be 'dangerous', WHO chief says

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attending a WHO executive board special session on the Covid-19 response at the health agency's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on October 5, 2020.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attending a WHO executive board special session on the Covid-19 response at the health agency's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on October 5, 2020. © Christopher Black, WHO, AFP

Head of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that "giving up on control" of the coronavirus pandemic was "dangerous", in response to comments from US President Donald Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows.

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