Trump orders U.S. to halt funding to WHO over coronavirus response

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United States President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to halt funding to the World Health Organization over the agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Today I’m instructing my administration to halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted to assess the World Health Organization’s role in severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus,” he said.

“Everybody knows what’s going on there.”

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The U.S. president claimed the WHO failed to disclose or respond to what he called “credible” information in December that suggested the virus could be spread through human-to-human transmission.

“It would have been so easy to be truthful,” he said of the WHO.

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According to the Trump, American taxpayers pay between US$400 million and US$500 million dollars per year to the WHO.

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