China should be sued for $6.5 trillion for coronavirus damages says top UK think tank

China should be sued for $6.5 trillion for coronavirus damages says top UK think tank, by Latika Burke.

The report said damages should be for at least the £3.2 trillion ($6.5 trillion) being spent by G7 nations propping up their domestic economies as governments forced their citizens to stay at home so they could try and contain the disease’s spread.

And it singled out Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s unprecedented $130 billion in government support for workers and businesses, saying Australians too were owed at least that amount in compensation. …

According to the report, Coronavirus Compensation? by conservative London think tank The Henry Jackson Society, China could be sued under 10 possible legal avenues, including the International Health Regulations, which were beefed up after the SARS outbreak, which China also tried to cover up.