US President Donald Trump in May said he would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the organisation of failing in the coronavirus pandemic and being a puppet of China. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump in May said he would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the organisation of failing in the coronavirus pandemic and being a puppet of China. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Trump formally pulling US out of WHO over ‘China puppet’ claims. Biden promises to rejoin it if he wins

  • Letter submitted to UN secretary general triggers one-year withdrawal timeline
  • US nears 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges in many states

US President Donald Trump in May said he would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the organisation of failing in the coronavirus pandemic and being a puppet of China. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump in May said he would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the organisation of failing in the coronavirus pandemic and being a puppet of China. Photo: AFP
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