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US formally notifies UN of decision to withdraw from WHO

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its decision to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization, officials said, breaking off ties with the global health body amid the expanding coronavirus pandemic. The US has repeatedly accused the WHO of siding with China on the virus outbreak, and misleading the world resulting in worldwide deaths. In April, the US had stopped funding to the WHO. The US is the largest funder to the WHO, contributing more than $450 million per annum, while China's contribution to the health body is about one-tenth of that of the US.

Read More at The Week News date : 8 Jul 2020, Wednesday

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