U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar told the assembly on Monday: "We must be frank about one of the primary reasons this outbreak spun out of control: there was a failure by this organisation to obtain the information that the world needed, and that failure cost many lives".
Reacting to the new numbers of cases of coronavirus, Trump said it is "a badge of honor" that the United States has the world's highest number.
The resolution, which emerged from the United Nations health body's first-ever virtual summit, also requested the organization's director to continue to work to identify the animal source of the virus as well as how it spread to humans, in collaboration with the World Organization for Animal Health, its Food and Agriculture Organization and member countries.
The new figures come after states around the world have been dramatically ramping up their testing programmes. But the pandemic is still unfolding.
"We're not just fighting an epidemic; we're fighting an infodemic", said World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
As WHO convened ministers of health from nearly every country in the world, the consistent message throughout the two-day meeting-including from the 14 heads of state participating in the opening and closing sessions -was that global unity is the most powerful tool to combat the outbreak.
Dr. Mike Ryan, the WHO's executive director emergencies, spoke about the resolution adopted by the organization's 194 member states, including the U.S., sponsored by the European Union on behalf of more than 100 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Russia, South Africa, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and Turkey.
Tedros said an assessment had already been made in another independent report.
Pressed on the ultimatum, Tedros said only: "We have received the letter and we are looking into it". "So, this is in the WHO's DNA", said Tedros.
"We believe the WHO Secretariat can immediately initiate organizational processes for the review, pulling together independent public health experts and establishing terms of reference in keeping with the resolution, and it can do this in such a manner as to not interfere with WHO's pandemic response", Adm. Giroir wrote.
"At this stage, (neither) hydroxychloroquine nor chloroquine have been as yet found to be effective in the treatment of COVID-19 nor in the prophylaxis against coming down with the disease", Ryan said.
Despite these concerns, the Brazilian health ministry issued new guidelines on Wednesday approving wider use of the two drugs in mild coronavirus cases.
HIDOE Receives $43 Million in Aid Via CARES Act
However, all expenses must to be tied directly to a specific change in how the college is operating due to the coronavirus. A student does not need to be awarded federal financial aid to apply for the CARES Act .
NSW to increase venue capacity to 50
Deputy Premier John Barilaro said the move was a big boost for regional areas. "It's our happy hour, time to wine and dine". The state will enter stage two of the federal government's three-stage plan at the beginning of June.
Coronavirus: Weekly NI care home deaths fall again
Nisra publishes weekly statistics which total all deaths where coronavirus has been recorded on the death certificate. The Department of Health in the North announces deaths in hospitals and records only cases confirmed by Covid-19.
Football Moment that Left us Speech-Less.
With an 11- 0 score at the end of the game, Germany started the Shanghai Women’s World Cup with a world record win. Women’s World Cup 2007 Germanys women’s team opened the World Cup with a bang against Argentina.