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UK covid inquiry: Government's handling of health crisis examined


In the UK, a vast inquiry is getting underway today focused on the government's handling of the Coronavirus pandemic. The hearings were set into motion by former Prime Minister Boris Johnson in 2021. There's already been some controversy in advance of the hearings. The inquiry chair has called for Johnson's unredacted WhatsApp messages and notebooks to be handed over, prompting a legal challenge from the government of his successor Rishi Sunak. The UK suffered one of the worst Covid-19 death tolls in Europe. FRANCE 24's correspondent in London Benedicte Paviot tells us more.

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