* More than 100 countries reportedly support the push for an independent inquiry into Covid-19’s origins
* WHO decision makers must also decide whether to allow the island to be an observer at its gatherings
China will be in the spotlight at the World Health Organisation’s
(WHO) annual health forum, with major powers pushing for an independent inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and for Taiwan to be granted a seat at the table.
The World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO’s decision-making body, will meet online for a shortened agenda on Monday and Tuesday, when Beijing and Western countries – particularly the United States – are expected to debate responsibility for the pandemic.
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