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Global pandemic agreement at risk of falling apart, WHO warns

The accord, aimed at preventing another health catastrophe, is losing momentum due to ‘lies and conspiracy theories’

Plans for a global pandemic preparedness agreement risk falling apart amid wrangling and disinformation, according to the chief of the World Health Organization, who has warned that future generations “may not forgive us”.

Shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic, the WHO’s 194 member states decided more than two years ago to start negotiating an international accord aimed at ensuring countries are better equipped to deal with the next health catastrophe, or to prevent it altogether.

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