Spotlight: New WHO leader loved lockdowns

By Daniel Nuccio

This column first appeared in the Washington Examiner

As the world moves on from the coronavirus pandemic, one of the most ardent lockdown proponents appears to have been rewarded.

The World Health Organization announced last week that Jeremy Farrar will be joining the organization as its new chief scientist in the second quarter of 2023, replacing Soumya Swaminathan, who left the agency in November.

As chief scientist, the WHO announcement stated Farrar “will oversee the Science Division, bringing together the best brains in science and innovation from around the world to develop and deliver high-quality health services to the people who need them most, no matter who they are and where they live.”

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