WHO focused on saving lives, says chief after US funding freeze

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Published: April 15, 2020 6:26 PM

The World Health Organization is purely focused on saving lives and halting the coronavirus pandemic, its chief said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump announced he was freezing funding for the WHO.

 WHO's singular focus is on working to serve all people to save lives and stop the COVID-19 pandemicWHO’s singular focus is on working to serve all people to save lives and stop the COVID-19 pandemic

The World Health Organization is purely focused on saving lives and halting the coronavirus pandemic, its chief said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump announced he was freezing funding for the WHO.

“There is no time to waste. WHO’s singular focus is on working to serve all people to save lives and stop the COVID-19 pandemic,” director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Twitter following Trump’s decision.

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