• Opinion: The WHO's new pandemic treaty is good for the world - and the U.S

    15 days ago - By STAT

    In December, delegates from more than 180 countries met in Switzerland to discuss the International Treaty for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response, which had initially been proposed in December 2021. Support for it gained traction as the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted concerns about global vaccine inequity, genomic data-sharing, and more. The December talks productively focused on these issues and concluded with delegates agreeing to another round of negotiation in February.
    Despite its seemingly blasé and technocratic focus, the pandemic treaty has come under fire in the United...
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