A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Opinion

Opinion

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

As coronavirus deaths cross 1 million, the key lesson is that it’s never too late to fight back

  • Several countries had the right preparedness infrastructure in place and took swift, effective action to contain outbreaks
  • Because this international public health emergency needs a global solution, support for the Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator is crucial

A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
A nurse wearing protective mask and gear comforts another as they change shifts on March 13 at the Cremona hospital, southeast of Milan, during the country’s lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
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