China, US united on Covid-19 probe' Lancet commission head says it’s the only way forward

Published Sep 30 2021 at 2:00 PM GMT
  • The US and China need to put aside differences and work together to set new safety standards for laboratories doing virus research, said Jeffrey Sachs, chair of the Lancet Covid-19 Commission that oversees task forces to combat the coronavirus pandemic and prevent future outbreaks.
  • His comments come as both Beijing and Washington this month released statements on the need for stricter oversight of laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens.
  • But with both countries at loggerheads over the….



  • Published Sep 30, 2021 2:00 PM GMT