A damning report from the House Foreign Affairs Committee states that the coronavirus pandemic could have been prevented if not for Chinese cover-ups in the early days of the outbreak and the World Health Organization is guilty of “parroting” Beijing propaganda.
Of course, the report left out the fact that the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton were also Chinese propagandists.
Let’s try this again, @realdonaldtrump:
Hospitals are already running out of ventilators and beds. Nurses are using bandanas as masks.
If you’ve already ordered more with the Defense Production Act, tell us now.
If you haven’t, you’re failing to lead and failing Americans.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 19, 2020
House Foreign Affairs Committee: China Could Have Been Prevented The Worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic
The 96-page report — obtained by The New York Post ahead of its planned Monday release — says the Chinese Communist Party destroyed evidence and buried troubling data, while nationalizing the supply chains and limiting exports of US companies 3M and General Motors, keeping key goods in the country.
“It is beyond doubt that the CCP actively engaged in a cover-up designed to obfuscate data, hide relevant public health information, and suppress doctors and journalists who attempted to warn the world,” reads the report, authored by Republican members of the Democrat-held committee.
Had China been more transparent and proactive when the first signs of the burgeoning health crisis emerged in Wuhan in late 2019, the outbreak could have been largely contained — potentially saving hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide, the pols wrote.
Citing a study on Medrxiv, a Yale University-linked online clearinghouse for medical manuscripts.
“Research shows the CCP could have reduced the number of cases in China by up to 95 percent had it fulfilled its obligations under international law and responded to the outbreak in a manner consistent with best practices,”
“It is highly likely the ongoing pandemic could have been prevented,”
Instead, on Jan. 1, CCP officials ordered that the Wuhan wet market from which the contagion is believed to have sprung “be closed and sanitized, destroying forensic evidence that may have provided insight into the origins of the outbreak,” the report said.
On Jan. 2, scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology completed a full genetic sequence of COVID-19 which indicated that it was likely highly contagious but did not immediately share that data with the WHO.
WHO Guilty Of Being Chinese Propagandists
The House Foreign Affairs Committee report stated that the World Health Organization (WHO), and its director-general, Tedros Adhanom allegedly aiding and abetting Chinese coronavirus coverup.
The report demands Director-General Tedros to accept responsibility for his detrimental impact on the COVID-19 response and resign.
“The WHO has been complicit in the spread and normalization of CCP propaganda and disinformation,”
The WHO also ignored whistle-blowing warnings from the Taiwan Centers of Disease Control and the Hong Kong government about human-to-human transmission, incorrectly claiming for weeks that Chinese authorities had found “no evidence” of this — even though China by then knew it was genetically similar to the 2002 SARS strain, which was communicable, the report charges.
“From the early stages of the outbreak, the WHO, under Director-General Tedros’ leadership, parroted and upheld as inviolable truth, statements from the CCP,” the report said. “An examination of their public statements, including the praise heaped on the CCP’s handling of the pandemic, reveal a disturbing willingness to ignore science and alternative credible sources.”