Summary Page One:

  • WHO ignored credible reports of Virus spread in Wuhan in early December.
  • WHO knew that there was a “major health concern” in Wuhan in Late December.
  • Taiwan authorities told WHO of human to human transmission but WHO did not alert the world.
  • China did not inform WHO within 24 hours as the International Health Regulations require them to. They took weeks.
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Summary Page Two:

  • China covered up when a whistleblower Chinese doctor posted it online. WHO has failed to censure China for this.
  • WHO has repeatedly made grossly inaccurate or misleading claims about COVID-19.
  • WHO failed to press China to admit a WHO team of international experts.
  • WHO praised China’s strict travel restrictions but opposed Trump closing the USA’s border yet China had allowed more than 5 million people (the population of NZ) to travel overseas.
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Summary Page Three:

  • WHO’s inaccurate statements supported China’s pressure on other countries to lift travel restrictions.
  • WHO downplayed the danger citing official Chinese data which was wildly inaccurate.
  • WHO was slow to act. It was in 114 countries by the time they acted.
  • WHO ignored the racism and discrimination against Africans in China but condemned Taiwan as racist for criticising China.
  • WHO praised China for its transparency when the opposite was true.
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Summary Page Four:

  • WHO failed to publicly call on China for an independent investigation into the origin of the virus
  • A previous WHO Director-General did an excellent job just a few years ago. Many lives could have been saved if her example had been followed by her replacement
  • Repeated WHO missteps have proved costly for the world.
  • WHO needs to demonstrate its independence from China
  • The organisation needs reform and it needs to be reformed quickly.
  • If WHO does not commit to substantive improvements in the next 30 days Trump will make his temporary freeze of their funding permanent.
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