Coronavirus Shows the World Health Organization in Dire Need of Reform

The White House – April 14, 2020
“Purposely or not, by praising China’s response to a virus the WHO first denied and then lied about, this longtime paragon of public health is fueling a ‘China versus the world’ showdown,” Adam Goodman writes in Fox News.
 
By enabling the Chinese government’s misconduct, “the WHO has become the new poster child for international organizations so bloated with bureaucracy and punctuated by politics they’ve turned into something well beyond what they were intended to be.”
 
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“New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave high praise to President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic in his state, saying the president remains ‘amazingly accessible’ and has ‘delivered’ where it counts.” Gov. Cuomo said that “if you do the right thing by New York, I’ll say it,” Jessica Chasmar reports for The Washington Times.

“A World Health Organization official said Monday that she suspected human-to-human transmission of the novel coronavirus ‘right from the start,’ beginning on Dec. 31, 2019. But WHO officials echoed Chinese authorities and denied any suggestion of human-to-human transmission for weeks,” Peter Hasson writes for The Daily Caller.

“President Donald Trump recently announced that Colorado would be receiving an additional 100 ventilators from FEMA’s national stockpile to combat COVID-19. This should be a moment of celebration for Coloradans suffering from COVID-19 and their families,” Jeff Hunt writes in The Denver Post.

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FIVE STORIES PRESIDENT TRUMP DOESN’T WANT YOU TO MISS

The White House – April 11, 2020
Help for America’s Small Businesses and Their Workers
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“We want workers to have work, not to become dependent on the unemployment system,” Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza write. President Trump’s new “Paycheck Protection Program addresses this by offering [100% forgivable] small business loans of up to $10 million.”
 
🇺🇸 President Trump: America Works Together!

Democrats Opt for Blackmail Over Small-Business Money—and the Media Covers for Them
New York Post
This week, Senate Democrats blocked a simple but urgent request to boost emergency relief for U.S. small businesses from $350 billion to $600 billion. “Everything is an opportunity,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, previewing Democrats’ plan to use the small business money as leverage for other items on their political wishlist.

Telehealth Plays Big Role in Coronavirus Cure
Orlando Sentinel
“As our country responds to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, we are working rapidly to change the way we practice medicine to keep people safe,” Surgeon General Jerome Adams and CMS Administrator Seema Verma write. “For the duration of the pandemic, Medicare beneficiaries may now stay at home and use a commonly available interactive form of technology like FaceTime or Skype to have a telehealth office visit.”
 
🎬 VP Pence: We’re seeing results, thanks to the American people

WHO Failed
National Review
When President Trump limited travel from China in January—a move that bought America precious time to prepare for Coronavirus—the World Health Organization slammed the decision. “The record is clear: The WHO has lent its imprimatur to Chinese disinformation and blessed China’s slow response to its domestic outbreak, which likely caused a 20-fold increase in cases,” the National Review editorial board writes.

Ivanka Trump Lassos $1.6B for Virus-Slammed Small Companies
Washington Examiner
“Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s jobs czar, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have rallied American banks to pony up $1.6 billion to help small businesses and Main Street Americans crushed by the coronavirus,” Paul Bedard reports.
 
🎬 Ivanka Trump: “We’ll keep fighting for you.”

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