Trump says US putting 'hold' on funding to UN health body

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08 april 2020, 00.12

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to put a "hold" on funds to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China and performing badly in the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump told reporters he was "going to put a very powerful hold on" the WHO, the UN body whose biggest funding source is the United States. He gave no details about how much money would be withheld or when.