A bitter, independent review commissioned by the World Health Organization accused health groups of not acting swiftly during the early stages of the pandemic. The review found that WHO was too late to declare a public health emergency, could not impose travel restrictions, and countries could not respond quickly enough to the warning. The Committee of Experts recommended the introduction of a global alert system that would allow the disclosure of information without the permission of the affected countries. Prime Minister Scott Morrison played a vital role in seeking reviews and worked on a conclusion on 2GB radio this morning. “I was ridiculed, put in a bag, and the Labor Party ridiculed me, but I said that, and now the WHO came out and recommended the same,” he said.
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