A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters
A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters

Coronavirus pandemic review panel critical of delays by China and WHO, seeking ‘global reset’

  • Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January, says group of independent experts
  • The panel called the global pandemic alert system ‘not fit for purpose’, saying the WHO should have declared an international emergency earlier

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters
A worker in protective suit serves customers at a supermarket checkout counter in Wuhan in February 2020, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: China Daily via Reuters
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