Coronavirus US live: Trump halts funding to World Health Organization

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Trump has accused the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up” the coronavirus crisis.

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Funding will be cut off to the World Health Organization while the US conducts a “review” investigation, Trump said.

“Today I’m instructing my administration to stop funding of the WHO while a review is conducted to assess the WHO’s role in severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the Coronavirus,” the president said.

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