Fact-Checking the President, Monkey Vaccines, and the Rise of the ‘Walktail Party’

A handful of stories about the coronavirus we’re reading today

  • In the middle of the World Health Organization’s annual assembly on Monday, President Donald Trump sent the WHO’s director-general a letter threatening to leave and halt funding to the agency, pending the results of his administration’s investigation of what he called the agency’s “failed response” to Covid-19. The letter details his gripes with the WHO’s response, which NPR fact-checked…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.