US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump threatens World Health Organisation with permanent freeze over coronavirus response

  • Ultimatum to UN agency chief coincides with virtual gathering of World Health Assembly to discuss pandemic
  • US will permanently cut funding and reconsider membership without ‘substantive improvements’ in 30 days

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump has called for the WHO to demonstrate independence from China. Photo: Bloomberg
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