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In WHO overhaul push, EU urges changes to handling of pandemics

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The European Union wants the World Health Organization (WHO) to become more transparent about how states report emerging health crises, a draft proposal on reforming the UN agency says, following criticism of China's initial handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The paper, drawn up by the German government after discussions with other member states, is the latest to outline the EU's months-long plans to address the WHO's shortcomings on funding, governance and legal powers...

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