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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Helen Clark says COVID-19 response shows WHO is ‘underfunded and underpowered’ | 7.30” – below is their description.
In late 2019, the Chinese city of Wuhan was struck by a highly infectious flu-like virus, what we now know as COVID-19. Two months later the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global emergency.
Now, more than a year later, an international report has found that earlier intervention may have prevented the global pandemic. New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark is a co-chair of the report.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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