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WHO Members Fail to Reach Consensus on a Pandemic Treaty

HeadlineMay 28, 2024

At the United Nations Geneva headquarters, negotiators from around the world failed to agree on a treaty that would outline a global strategy to handle the next major pandemic. The treaty, which had been in the works for over two years, aimed to establish binding policies for World Health Organization member nations — which includes the U.S. — on data sharing and enabling equitable access to vaccines and treatments, among other issues.

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