• Italy misled the WHO by claiming it was fully prepared for a pandemic when COVID-19 hit, lawsuit says

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    A man walks past a billboard raising awareness about COVID-19 in Naples, Italy.
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    Italy is accused of misleading the WHO in its pandemic preparedness when COVID-19 hit last year.
    It said it was at the top level of readiness, but had not updated its plan since 2006, documents say.
    The allegation is in a civil lawsuit filed against the government by families of COVID-19 victims.
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