Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has warned of global economic doom
He wrote an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal on Friday, issuing a dire proclamation that 'failure could set the world on fire'
The 96-year-old believes the White House has done 'a solid job in avoiding immediate catastrophe'
He says the US needs to work quickly to find a cure, pitch in to rebuild the global economy and protect the 'liberal world order'
Kissinger writes: 'Not even the U.S. can in a purely national effort overcome the virus'
As of Saturday morning, there has been 1.1 million people who tested positive for the deadly virus and 60,400 dead globally, according to the CDC
In the United States, there are 278,602 cases and 7,170 dead