A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters
A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters

Could failure to stop Covid-19 be the catalyst for a pandemic treaty?

  • With WHO meeting set to receive reports detailing failures of existing systems, some are calling for a treaty to coordinate nations and agencies
  • A treaty could include monitoring of pandemic readiness akin to weapons inspections, and sharing of data and vaccines – but China and US aren’t on board yet

Topic |   Coronavirus China
A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters
A pandemic treaty could give more powers to the WHO, experts said. Photo: Reuters
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