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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has voiced concern over the increase in the number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in countries with substandard health systems.

In an interview on Thursday, March 6th in Geneva, Tedros alerted that the current situation "could turn into a pandemic".

The director-general called on nations to adopt a "comprehensive approach" and not to give up on efforts, since there are countries that have demonstrated that the virus "can be contained".

Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Emergency Health Program, who . . .

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