The Henry Jackson Society published a report, discussing how the G7 countries can sue China for “patent breaches” of the International Health Regulations over its handling of COVID-19 for at least £3.2 trillion (US $4 trillion).
The report found China:
- Failed to disclose data that would have revealed evidence of human-to-human transmission for a period of up to three weeks from being aware of it, in breach of Articles six and seven of the International Health Regulations (IHRs).
- Provided the World Health Organization (WHO) with erroneous information about the number of infections between January 2, 2020 and January 11, 2020, in breach of Articles Six and Seven of the IHRs.
- Failed to proscribe avoidable vectors of lethal zoonotic (animal-originated) viral infection, instead actively promoting the massive proliferation of dangerous viral host species for human consumption in breach of Article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights.
- Allowed 5 million people to leave Wuhan before imposing the lockdown on January 23, 2020 despite knowledge of human-to-human transmission.
The author of the report stated that they are against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) but not the Chinese people. “The CCP has learnt no lessons from its failure in the SARS epidemic of 2002-3. Their repeated blunders, lies, and disinformation, from the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, have already had far more deadly consequences. This report apportions no blame to the people of China for what has happened. They are innocent victims, like the rest of us. This is the fault of the CCP. ”
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Source: Henry Jackson Society, April 5, 2020