Ban Ki-moon: ‘No country can fight COVID-19 alone’ | Going Underground

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RT’s Going Underground speaks to former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and discusses the coronavirus pandemic causing chaos around the world, the difference between the Ebola epidemic and Coronavirus pandemic, how global governance has declined since the Ebola epidemic, the need for wealthy Western countries to aid the Global South against COVID-19, the need for an internationally coordinated response and cooperation between international institutions, what made South Korea so successful in suppressing the coronavirus pandemic, what Western countries can learn from countries like South Korea, the climate change crisis and more.


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In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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