He had to attend meetings linked to the U.S. notification of its withdrawal from the WHO.
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The United States will leave the WHO on July 6, 2021.
The WHO has previously said the virus that causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease spreads primarily through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person that quickly sink to the ground.
Trump told Congress he is leaving the WHO.
“We are aware of the article and are reviewing its contents with our technical experts.”
It expects initial results within two weeks from clinical trials.
Tedros is warning against politicizing the coronavirus pandemic.
“We are discussing ways to separate WHO’s emergency management mechanism from any single country influence.”
“It appears from very limited information we have right now that people have more virus in their body at or around the time that they develop symptoms, so very early on.”
“I think that’s a misunderstanding, to state that asymptomatic transmission is very rare.”
“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal.”
“They’re not finding secondary transmission onward.”
WHO will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for potential use against the coronavirus.
“The United States’ contribution and generosity towards global health over many decades has been immense.”
Gottlieb said he believes that cutting off funding would “contribute to the hardships” other countries will face.
“We will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization.”
“The executive group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity trial while the safety data is reviewed by the data safety monitoring board.”
Simonson is also defended the WHO’s handling of the coronavirus.
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