Reaction of Catholic Health Association of the United States in response to President Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the World Health Organization

“As we stated in our previous letter, it is deeply regrettable that during a global pandemic, rather than leading a coordinated global response to protect the lives of millions of people around the world, the President has decided to withdraw from the World Health Organization. As with Ebola, smallpox, polio and HIV/AIDs, the COVID-19 virus does not recognize national borders. A global response therefore is needed to save lives around the world and here in the United States. CHA strongly urges the President to reconsider this decision and ensure the U.S. remains a leader in global health.”

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