Coronavirus: The most outrageous comments from world politicians
These world leaders have started what the WHO calls an 'infodemic'
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COVID-19 is a new disease, so it’s natural that the understanding of the illness is constantly evolving as we learn more. But while many political figures have been more careful than others when addressing the nation, it’s no coincidence that the worst quotes are usually coming from leaders who totally bungled their coronavirus response.
Take a look at some of the most cringe-worthy (and worrying) statements from our political leaders. Click through the gallery to get started.
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