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23 Countries Join W.H.O. to Propose Worldwide ‘Pandemic Treaty’

The leaders of 23 nations joined the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) on Tuesday to endorse a proposed international “pandemic treaty” that would establish rules for information sharing and “universal and equitable access to vaccines, medicines and diagnostics,” as Reuters put it.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a press conference following an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 18, 2018 at the United Nations Office in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by …