UN chief defends WHO after Trump's threat

UN chief defends WHO after Trump's threat

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres underscored on Wednesday the importance of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

He made the remark after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to freeze U.S. funding to the WHO.

Guterres pointed out that thousands of WHO staff were in the field, fighting the virus on the front lines, supporting member states and serving the most vulnerable among the global population with guidance, training, equipment and concrete life-saving assistance.

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