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United States Officially Withdraws From The WHO

TTN Staff

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President Trump announced earlier this year that he intended to withdraw the United States and the funding that comes from it from the World Health Organization.

On Tuesday the United States officially withdrew from the WHO.

The Washington Examiner. tweeted:




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#BREAKING: The United States has withdrawn from the @WHO. Story to follow.

The Hill reports:

The White House has officially withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), a senior administration official confirmed Tuesday, breaking ties with a global public health body in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

The U.S. withdrawal is effective as of Monday and has been submitted to the United Nations secretary-general, the official said.

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, tweeted that the administration informed Congress of the withdrawal.