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‘Chaos and confusion' - Trump under fire as US records most coronavirus deaths in a day

1 month ago   |   By The Week

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:20am
The US has recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with 1,736 fatalities reported yesterday.
That brings the total number of deaths in the country to 12,722. The US has more than 398,000 confirmed cases, the highest number in the world. According to the BBC , yesterday's total could rise further with some states yet to share their data.
A significant proportion of the deaths announced were in New York state, which...
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Donald Trump blames WHO for dire situation in the US, threatens to pull funding - video

Donald Trump blames WHO for dire situation in the US, threatens to pull funding - video

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

US president Donald Trump has given conflicting statements about the future of US funding to the World Health Organization. In a bid to find a scapegoat for the dire situation in the US, Trump began blaming the WHO for 'calling it wrong'. The president then said: ‘We're going to put a hold on money spent to the WHO.' But when pressed by reporters, he conceded that he was just ‘looking at' a possible suspension. Trump's early inaction has come under renewed scrutiny as new reports show his top trade adviser Peter Navarro wrote several memos weeks ago warning of the potential, dire impacts...
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Coronavirus: Trump threatens to cut off US funding to World Health Organisation

Coronavirus: Trump threatens to cut off US funding to World Health Organisation

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Donald Trump has threatened to cut off US funding to the World Health Organisation - accusing it of "missing the call" on the coronavirus pandemic.
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