Published: Jul 08, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has begun the process of withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization, a move that could hurt the U.N. agency's response to the coronavirus pandemic and reshape public health diplomacy.
Published: Apr 20, 2020
More than a dozen U.S. researchers, physicians and public health experts, many of them from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were working full time at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization as the novel coronavirus emerged late last year and transmitted real-time information about its discovery and spread in China to the Trump administration, according to U.S. and international officials.
Published: Apr 16, 2020
WASHINGTON - Having already heaped blame on China for its role in the covid-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies opened a new front in the campaign this week by targeting the World Health Organization, calling the institution complicit in Beijing's coverup of the breadth and severity of the pandemic.
Published: Apr 15, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he will suspend payments to the World Health Organization in response to the United Nations agency's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the organization is in the midst of combating a global outbreak that has killed thousands and crippled world economies.