Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA
Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA

Covid-19 fed off ‘panic and neglect’, says WHO-backed body that warned of possible pandemic

  • ‘We warned that the world was ill-prepared for such a pandemic, tragically and catastrophically we have seen our worst fear realised,’ Global Preparedness Monitoring Board says
  • Group said in a report last year that action was needed to prepare better for pandemics and outbreaks

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA
Gro Harlem Brundtland, co-chair of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, says the group’s worst fears have been realised. Photo: EPA
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