WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Trump Attacks WHO (World Health Organization)

As part of the Republican campaign to deflect criticism away from Donald Trump’s disastrous coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Trump is leading a campaign to attack the WHO (World Health Organization). On May 18, 2020, Trump threatened to pull all WHO funding from the United States.

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The medical journal Lancet said Trump’s allegation that the WHO ignored Lancet reports on the virus’ spread was “factually incorrect.”

Criticism Of Trump’s WHO Attacks

Devi Sridhar, a professor of global health at the University of Edinburgh, said, “President Trump doesn’t understand what the WHO can and cannot do.”