Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Was Not Arrested, False News Makes Internet Rounds

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus During A Press Conference

The arrest rumors of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of WHO, have surfaced on the internet but the rumors appear to be false.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (born 3 March 1965) is an Ethiopian public health researcher and bureaucrat who has served as the World Health Organization's director-general since 2017. He is the first African in the role and was endorsed by the African Union.

He participated in the response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the current 2022 monkeypox outbreak, and the Ebola virus epidemic. The epidemic of monkeypox was deemed a global health emergency on Saturday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The announcement by Tedros aims to ignite a concerted international response to stop the spread of the epidemic, better understand the underlying science, and hasten the development of diagnostics, treatments, and vaccinations.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Was Not Arrested, False News Makes Internet Rounds

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of WHO, is rumored to be arrested by the police. However, the rumors appear to be false as there has been no arrest.

The WHO chief has been rumored to be arrested by Interpol and he is being held in jail for crimes against humanity and genocide. However, there is no evidence to confirm the news.

Politicians, business people, and corporate leaders are being sought out by police departments all around the world for their alleged role in the "pandemic" and for pushing risky vaccines on the public.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's Wife And Family Explored

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a married man. However, the WHO chief has not disclosed any information about his wife's name and her professional career.

The couple is blessed with five children whose names are still unknown. Tedros is a secretive guy who likes to live a private life. He avoids media attention to stay from controversies.

Tedros was born to Adhanom Gebreyesus and Melashu Weldegabir in Asmara, which was then a part of the Ethiopian Empire. His ancestors are from the Enderta awrajja of Tigray.

His younger brother passed away when he was 3 or 4 years old, possibly from measles, which Tedros frequently mentions as a defining personal experience in relation to the need for global healthcare.       

How Rich Is Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus? Net Worth Explored

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. He has been serving as the Director-General of the WHO since 2017.

He held two high-ranking roles in the Ethiopian government before becoming the Director-General: Minister of Health from 2005 to 2012 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2016. In Time's list of the 100 Most Influential People of 2020, Tedros was listed.

Tedros was chosen to lead the Tigray Regional Health Bureau in 2001. He was named a State Minister (deputy minister) for Health in 2003; he served in this capacity for just over a year.