AFP Factcheck  |  May 24, 2022

Lawrence Gostin, director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, explained that WHO recommendations are “non-binding” in a May 19, 2022 Twitter thread. “While states are legally bound to report dangerous outbreaks, there is no enforcement mechanism & countries often do not comply. China, for example, failed to promptly report Covid outbreaks, which conservatives in the US roundly condemned,” he wrote.

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