TALLINN - The European Union should have an independent institution of expertise of its own for epidemiological crises, as the World Health Organization (WHO) showed itself to be very weak during the coronavirus crisis, Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik said on the "Esimene stuudio" ("First Studio") broadcast of public ETV television on Tuesday night.
According to Luik, what happened in the EU at the beginning of the crisis, when countries abruptly closed their borders, was a disappointment. Also the response to the epidemic was weak.
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