Helen Clark discusses the WHO inquiry into the global response to COVID | 7.30

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    With the global death toll from COVID-19 now over two million, an independent panel is examining the response to date both by international organisations like the World Health Organisation and individual countries, what lessons can be learned, and how we can be better prepared for the next pandemic.

    Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark is co-chairing the panel and joins Laura Tingle to discuss some of the outcomes.

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