The Heat: Coronavirus Pandemic- W.H.O/ U.S. funding controversy

The Heat

President Trump’s  decision to halt funding to the W-H-O, pending a review of its handling of the COVID-19 crisis, has sent shockwaves around the world.

With global confirmed cases now topping two million and deaths over 130-thousand, some have questioned the timing of the U.S. announcement.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately infecting and killing African Americans. 

To discuss:

  • John Sitilides is a geopolitical analyst and consultant to the U.S. State Department.
  • Joseph Williams is the Senior News Editor for U.S. News and World Report.
  • Victor Gao is Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization.
  • Jason Nichols teaches African American Studies at the University of Maryland.
  • Stephen Thomas heads the Maryland Center for Health Equity.

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