The World Health Assembly (WHA) approved a resolution today calling for an independent inquiry into the pandemic and the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) role in responding to it, as South Korean researchers revealed that discharged patients who test positive for COVID-19 again don’t appear to be contagious. The global total today reached 4,876,906 cases, and 321,999 people have died from their infections, according to the Johns Hopkins online dashboard. WHA resolution passes, but tensions remain The resolution, introduced by the European Union and supported by 100 countries, was approved with no objections, the BBC reported. It calls for an independent, impartial, and comprehensive evaluation of the international response. It also asks for transparent and equitable access to treatments and vaccines and calls on the WHO to investigate the source of the virus and how it jumped to humans.

 

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