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Why we need the WHO, despite its flaws

COVID-19 HAS A WAY of making both individuals and governments feel vulnerable, and it’s only human to look for someone to blame when things go badly wrong. That’s why it sometimes seems as if willingness to absorb abuse is a natural part of the World Health Organization’s mandate.

The international agency has certainly come

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