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The director-general of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned world leaders to not politicize the response to Covid-19, saying doing so will lead to more deaths.
Mr Tedros made the comments at a WHO press briefing on Wednesday in response to a question about recent comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump.
On Tuesday, Mr Trump said he would put a “very powerful hold” on money sent to the WHO, adding that they “missed the call” on the pandemic.
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When asked whether placing a hold on the organization was the right thing to do amid a pandemic minutes later, Trump backtracked and said he was going to “look at” doing it.
He also criticised the WHO as being too “China-centric.”
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