The world had a chance to avoid the pandemic—but blew it, finds report

The world had a chance to avoid the pandemic—but blew it, finds report

May 15, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The covid-19 pandemic is a catastrophe that could have been averted, say a panel of 13 independent experts tasked with assessing the global response to the crisis.  Their report, released May 12 and commissioned by the WHO, lambasts global leaders who failed to heed repeated warnings, wasted time, hoarded information and desperately needed supplies, and…