Amid Global Pandemic—With Nearly 363,000 Dead—Trump Terminates US Ties With the World Health Organization
When every single country in the world is able to work with the WHO, except for one whose president advocates treating coronavirus with bleach and UV light, who do you think is at fault?”
President Donald Trump at a White House press conference on Friday announced he was “terminating” ties to the World Health Organization, even as the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic nears 363,000—including the more than 100,000 dead from the virus in the United States, many attributed to his own mismanagement of the crisis.
While bashing China for “having total control” over the international organization that is based in Geneva, Trump said that because of its refusal to submit to reforms demanded by the White House, “we will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs.”
— The Hill (@thehill) May 29, 2020