Why Cutting Ties With the World Health Organization Is a Mistake

Trump says the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the UN organization. Here’s why that’s dangerous.

President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), an agency of the United Nations that deals with health and health crises.

It’s unclear exactly what this could mean. As Emily Rauhala of the Washington Post points out, the WHO constitution is a…




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Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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