Freshly dug graves in South Africa symbolise the devastation of a pandemic for which the world was ill-prepared. Photo: Reuters
Freshly dug graves in South Africa symbolise the devastation of a pandemic for which the world was ill-prepared. Photo: Reuters

Covid-19 lessons not being learned, says global body that predicted pandemic

  • Without change, we will fail to end this pandemic or avert another, according to board that in 2019 flagged ‘very real threat’ of a lethal respiratory pathogen
  • Lamenting ‘cycle of panic and neglect’, it recommends international rules for emergency response, greater data sharing and a stronger WHO

Topic |   World Health Organization
Freshly dug graves in South Africa symbolise the devastation of a pandemic for which the world was ill-prepared. Photo: Reuters
Freshly dug graves in South Africa symbolise the devastation of a pandemic for which the world was ill-prepared. Photo: Reuters
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