The expert assessed the impact of coronavirus on the policy

A new type of coronavirus was the most influencing the policy of the virus, says the founder and Director of the Foreign policy community of Indonesia Dino Patti Djalal.

According to him, the pandemic carries significant political risks.

"I would say that COVID-19 is the strongest political virus that we saw," said he Valdaiskii club organized an online conference.

"For the first time biological questions so seriously affected the policies of States and the reputation of the leaders, and if the President trump will lose the election in November of this year, this is mainly due to the effect caused by the epidemic COVID-19" - said the expert.

He also reminded that a pandemic COVID-19 led to the impoverishment of the population, and poor people can be the instigators of social unrest. In addition, the background of the pandemic worsened symptoms related to racism, he added.

In the context of quarantine, the public diplomacy suffers from a lack of face-to-face meetings, the expert believes. According to him, the world will have a large-scale reconstruction after the quarantine.

"We need to start building international cooperation," he said.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 7.8 million cases, more than 431 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.