House Coronavirus Report Highlights China and WHO Failures

House Foreign Affairs Committee members issue report on coronavirus.

The ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Michael McCaul of Texas, and others from the committee have issued a report on the origins of the coronavirus, accusing China and the World Health Organization of a “failure of monumental proportions” in properly handling the virus at its onset.

The group of lawmakers called out the Chinese Communist Party for “international efforts to mislead the global community” amid delayed release of information on the virus.

“After months of investigating, it’s become crystal clear the Chinese Communist Party’s cover-up of the coronavirus, especially in the early days of the outbreak, played a significant role in turning what could have been a local epidemic into a global pandemic,” McCaul said in a statement Monday. “And, unfortunately, the World Health Organization under the leadership of Director General Tedros only exacerbated the problem by repeatedly ignoring warnings about the severity of the virus, including from their own health experts, while at the same time parroting the CCP’s propaganda without independently confirming their claims.”

He added, “This was a failure of monumental proportions and it is imperative that we uncover the truth so we can set up future safeguards to prevent this from happening yet again.”

The report found that the CCP’s cover-up “greatly impacted the global response to COVID-19” and noted that “even once the response began, it was informed by WHO guidelines developed based on CCP lies and disinformation.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For members of Congress as they seek to find ways to ensure greater transparency from other countries with respect to virus or other illness outbreaks.
  • For other Congressional task forces looking into matters of foreign policy with China including matters of intelligence and trade.

Sources: Fox News, Nexstar


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