Stories tagged: "world health organization"

This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Trump’s Decision to Skip International COVID-19 Vaccine Effort Will ‘Kill People,’ Experts Say

There are promising vaccine candidates in the US, but if none of them wind up being viable, Trump’s decision to forgo the Covax effort will leave America and its 330 million people without a vaccine.

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COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking in More Than 35 States and Trump Just Withdrew From the World Health Organization

The Trump administration on Tuesday officially notified the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the World Health Organization.

Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats, have asked President Trump to stay away from Kenosha. Trump is planning to visit the city Tuesday. (Image via Shutterstock)
This Republican Senator Criticized Trump for Withdrawing From the World Health Organization Amid a Pandemic

“Withdrawing U.S. membership could, among other things, interfere with clinical trials that are essential to the development of vaccines,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee.

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This Respected Medical Journal Is Calling for Americans to Reject Trump

The editor of The Lancet fact-checked the president just days after publishing an editorial calling for Americans to vote him out.

President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he visits outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump Is Passing the Coronavirus Blame to the World Health Organization

The United States is the largest sponsor of the WHO’s $4.8 billion annual budget, donating $400 million each year, or about 15% of the group's budget.