Former CIA boss calls for tighter control of world’s biological labs after Covid pandemic – BBC News

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A former head of the CIA has told the BBC that there’s an urgent need for tighter controls of biological laboratories around the world, to prevent another pandemic, similar to Covid-19.

General David Petraeus, says world leaders need to address the issue, at next month’s G7 summit in Cornwall.

Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by world affairs editor Editor, John Simpson.

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