Biden Vows to Rejoin World Health Organization If He’s Elected

Former Vice President Joe Biden said the United States would rejoin the World Health Organization (WHO) under his administration. Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said rejoining the United Nations body would be on of the first things his administration does if he’s elected commander-in-chief. “Americans are safer when America is engaged in strengthening global […]

US Officially Withdraws From World Health Organization

The United States officially withdrew from the World Health Organization (WHO) amid lingering doubts about how the United Nations agency handled the emergence of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, lawmakers said on July 7. The withdrawal goes into effect on July 6, 2021. The WHO didn’t immediately respond to a request by The Epoch Times […]

WHO Now Says China Never Reported CCP Virus Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) now says Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials did not report the CCP virus outbreak late last year to officials at the organization. WHO officials have said for months that CCP officials disclosed the existence of the outbreak to the WHO and repeatedly praised Chinese authorities for their supposed transparency. But […]

Trump Not Reconsidering Decision to End Relationship With World Health Organization

President Donald Trump said he’s not reconsidering his recent decision to terminate the United States’ relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). “I’m not reconsidering, unless they get their act together, and I’m not sure they can at this point,” Trump told reporters Monday at the White House in Washington. He expressed hope that in […]

WHO Clarifies Comment About Asymptomatic COVID-19 Spread Being ‘Very Rare’

The World Health Organization on Tuesday clarified comments made from Monday at a news briefing about asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 as being “very rare.” Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, an epidemiologist and the WHO’s technical lead on the COVID-19 pandemic, had said on Monday at a regular press briefing (pdf) that data the WHO has received […]

WHO: Asymptomatic Spread of CCP Virus ‘Very Rare’

The spread of COVID-19 by patients who do not have symptoms is “very rare,” World Health Organization doctors said on Monday. “From the data we have, it still seems to be rare that an asymptomatic person actually transmits onward to a secondary individual,” Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis […]