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Trump says 'China-centric' WHO 'really blew it' on coronavirus

US president promises to 'look into' funding for the organization

President Donald Trump accuses the World Health Organization of being "China-centric."   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. President Donald Trump sharply criticized the World Health Organization on Tuesday, accusing it of being too focused on China and issuing bad advice during the coronavirus outbreak.

"The W.H.O. really blew it," Trump said in a Twitter post. "For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice on keeping our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us such a faulty recommendation?"

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