World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference earlier this week in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption
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The head of the World Health Organization is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is actually speeding up and he criticized governments that have failed to establish reliable contact tracing to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: “We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is this is not even close to being over.”
“Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up,” he