Why WHO?

Science
24 April 2020 Vol 368, Issue 6489
http://www.sciencemag.org/current.dtl

 

Editorial
Why WHO?
By H. Holden Thorp
Summary
Pandemics are international. A virus doesn’t respect borders between countries—or between states, as we are seeing with severe acute respiratory syndrome–coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in the United States. Unfortunately, too many world leaders want to treat the situation as a problem for their nation alone and not the world.