05 December 2021,   13:17
Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over COVID-19 handling

US President has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding permanently over Covid-19.

The letter outlines a 30-day deadline for the body to commit to “substantive improvements” or risk losing millions and US membership altogether.

Addressed to WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, it criticises stages of the body’s response since December.

Earlier on Monday, Donald Trump called the UN’s health body a “puppet of China”