G20 experts urge international society to get ready for new pandemic

Source : 112 Ukraine

No time to wait for Covid to be over; the next pandemic may began any moment, - official
20:17, 12 July 2021

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G20 experts urge the world to get ready for the new global pandemic as it may start any moment. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister of Singapore and the co-chairman of the G20 global experts said so as quoted by CNBC.

Among these events is a more secure funding of the WHO, and the use of multilateral institutions like the World Bank and the IMF for the assistance in funding the combat against pandemic.

"We can't afford the luxury of waiting for Covid to end before we start preparing for the next pandemic, because the next pandemic may start anytime", Tharman said.

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He also added that G20 experts must direct their efforts to fight coronavirus and increasing the potential necessary to prevent the next pandemic.

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