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Coronavirus can only be defeated with global coordination

Appoint a new UN post to oversee international measures

By David Henig  

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By now it must seem that every question that can possibly be asked about coronavirus has been asked. Many times. We still don’t have all the detailed answers, but we know about the importance of testing, of making sure the NHS has enough equipment, of flattening the outbreak. We have watched the role of the UK government and others change beyond all recognition, to…

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