WHO agrees to launch talks on pact to tackle pandemics

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The World Health Organization (WHO) agreed on Wednesday to launch negotiations on an international pact to prevent and control future pandemics at a time when the world is gearing up to battle the new Omicron variant of coronavirus.

Such an agreement to beef up measures against pandemics is expected to be ready in May 2024, covering issues from data sharing and genome sequencing of emerging viruses to equitable distribution of vaccines and drugs derived from research.

“The adoption of this decision is cause for celebration and a cause for hope that we all need,” WHO...


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WHO agrees to launch talks on pact to tackle pandemics


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