Microsoft founder Bill Gates criticized Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization in an early morning tweet. “during a world health crisis it is as dangerous as it sounds.”
Gates noted that “the world needs WHO now more than ever.”
“Halting funding for the World Health Organization during a world health crisis is as dangerous as it sounds. Their work is slowing the spread of COVID-19 and if that work is stopped no other organization can replace them. The world needs @WHO now more than ever,” Gates said.
Trump announced Tuesday he is halting funding to the WHO while a review is conducted into its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.