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US formally begins terminating ties with WHO

FILES-US-UN-HEALTH-VIRUS-WHO-DIPLOMACYUS President Donald Trump has formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), making good on threats over the UN body’s response to the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday. The United States is the largest financial contributor to the WHO — which leads the fight on global maladies from polio to measles to mental health — but it has increasingly been in Trump’s crosshairs as the coronavirus takes a heavy toll….Read More

 

image credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFPFILE – Logo of the World Health Organization (WHO) at their headquarters in Geneva, on February 24, 2020. US President Donald Trump has formally withdrawn his country from the UN body.