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Our healthcare system is failing people without COVID-19. It’s time to address the hidden third wave.

By prioritizing COVID-19, we have unintentionally left behind people living with cancer, rare diseases and other conditions. Image: REUTERS/Susana Vera

Lynsey Chediak

Lead, Precision Medicine, Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum

Gareth Baynam

Medical Director, Rare Care Centre, Perth Children’s Hospital

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