Trump administration has sent a letter to the United Nations withdrawing the US from the World Health Organisation over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
The pandemic is not even close to being over, and is in fact speeding up in some parts of the world, the head of the World Health Organisation says.
The head of the World Health Organisation says the coronavirus pandemic is “accelerating” and that more than 150,000 cases have been reported within 24 hours – the highest single-day number […]
“We are very much in the upswing of this pandemic, particularly in the global south,” the WHO’s top emergency expert Mike Ryan said.
The World Health Organisation has warned against drinking booze during the pandemic, but industry data suggests Australians are still drinking up.
The US President said the WHO had essentially become a puppet organisation of China, and announced he was terminating the US relationship with the body.
The announcement comes two days after the World Health Organisation said it was pausing a large trial of hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns.
Australia’s top coronavirus adviser at the World Health Organisation has refused to use it due to lingering privacy concerns.
Despite China’s objections, Taiwan argues they have much to teach the world about tackling coronavirus.
A senior World Health Organisation official has welcomed the government’s move to push for a global review of the COVID-19 outbreak.