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Trump right to consider suspending WHO funding


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Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator USA

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In response to Donald Trump’s comments on the World Health Organisation Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, said:

“Donald Trump is right to consider suspending funding of the WHO. Its mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic means that it can no longer be given the benefit of the doubt.

“This unaccountable organisation makes FIFA look like boy scouts. It spends half its time obsessing over sugary drinks, vaping and drinking while repeatedly dropping the ball on infectious diseases.

The WHO urgently needs reform. As one of its biggest funders, the British government should demand changes or withdraw its support.”

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