U.S. will not take part in WHO global drugs, vaccine initiative launch – Report

Information reaching us at Checkout Magazine has it that the United States will not be involved in the launching of a global initiative on Friday to speed the development, production and distribution of drugs and vaccines against COVID-19, according to reports.

This comes after U.S President Donald Trump suspended funding to the World Health Organization (WHO), where it is the largest donor.

A U.S spokesman in Geneva told Reuters via email, “There will be no U.S. official participation. We look forward to learning more about this initiative in support of international cooperation to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as possible.”

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will help launch the global initiative on Friday, the U.N. agency said ahead of the 1300 GMT event.

 263 total views,  1 views today


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here