Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP
Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP
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Lessons of Covid-19 must be heard to stop the same mistakes

  • The evident failings of the global response to the pandemic have highlighted how science and not politics should be at the heart of preparations to deal with the next such disaster

Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP
Helen Clark, the co-head of an international investigative panel, has called for a strengthening of monitoring and response systems for pandemics. Photo: AFP
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