US quitting WHO will hit global responses to pandemics, vaccine development

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the US decision to leave the World Health Organization. He points out that this is yet another instance of US exceptionalism and describes how the country iis one of the largest beneficiaries of WHO’s vaccine program.

July 12, 2020 by Newsclick

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the US decision to leave the World Health Organization. He points out that this is yet another instance of US exceptionalism and describes how the country in fact is one of the largest beneficiaries of the vaccine program that the WHO coordinates. He also looks at the question of funding of the WHO.

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