COVID Spread Was Preventable, Congress Says

China and WHO could have prevented pandemic.

A Congressional audit released Monday concludes that China covered up the initial spread of the coronavirus with the World Health Organization (WHO) who “parroted” Chinese propaganda.

Other government officials and agencies already alleged that China hid the extent and severity of the COVID-19 virus following its appearance in the city of Wuhan late last December. WHO has also been accused of kowtowing to China’s reports of the outbreak.  The new report, coming out of the minority of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, represents one of the most comprehensive attempts to establish responsibility for the international pandemic.

“It is beyond doubt that the [Chinese Communist Party] actively engaged in a cover-up designed to obfuscate data, hide relevant public health information, and suppress doctors and journalists who attempted to warn the world,” the report states. “Research shows the CCP could have reduced the number of cases in China by up to 95 percent had it fulfilled its obligations under international law and responded to the outbreak in a manner consistent with best practices.”

In particular, the report notes, “as early as mid-December [2019], and no later than December 27th, the CCP had enough information to assess it was legally obligated to inform the WHO that the outbreak in Wuhan was an event ‘that may constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.’”

The Chinese assessments regarding the outbreak were unquestioningly accepted by WHO, effectively misinforming other nations of the virus spread. Additionally, China nationalized various production lines of medical equipment, seizing control of the medical supply chains of other nations.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For President Trump, members of Congress, and others as they assess what actions, if any, they might take to hold China and WHO responsible for the widespread pandemic.
  • For families grieving the loss of loved ones due to the coronavirus; and for individuals who remain in serious condition.
  • For President Trump and agencies of the federal government seeking to return essential supply chains of medical and pharmaceutical supplies to U.S. manufacture.

Sources: National Review, New York Post


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