A Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “A Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity” – below is their description.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Executive Director of the WHO Emergencies Programme Dr Mike Ryan describe the unique moment which the world now has to learn from the current COVID-19 pandemic and prepare better for future pandemics by adopting a pandemic treaty or other binding instrument

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