A researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFPA researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFP
A researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFP

Letters | Why blaming the WHO for the coronavirus crisis is both misguided and unproductive

  • The WHO must balance transparency and the early reporting of suspicious events with the need to protect the interests of the reporting country
  • Political considerations, rather than evidence, seem to be behind the criticism of the international health body
Topic |   World Health Organisation
A researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFPA researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFP
A researcher works on a vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19, at a laboratory in Copenhagen University in Denmark on March 23. The race to develop a vaccine will require global cooperation. Photo: AFP
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