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Sun Apr 19, 2020, 11:20 AM Apr 2020

*BOOM* Americans at WHO transmitted real-time info about coronavirus to Trump admin [View all]

Americans at World Health Organization transmitted real-time information about coronavirus to Trump administration


More than a dozen U.S. researchers, physicians and public health experts, many of them from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, were working full time at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization as the novel coronavirus emerged late last year and transmitted real-time information about its discovery and spread in China to the Trump administration, according to U.S. and international officials.

A number of CDC staffers are regularly detailed to work at WHO in Geneva as part of a rotation that has operated for years. Senior Trump-appointed health officials also consulted regularly at the highest levels with the WHO as the crisis unfolded, the officials said.

The presence of so many U.S. officials undercuts President Trump’s charge that the WHO’s failure to communicate the extent of the threat, born of a desire to protect China, is largely responsible for the rapid spread of the virus in the United States.

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The song says it all DonaldsRump Apr 2020 #1
K&R, and it looks like Trumps NSC transmitted warnings to Israel last November uponit7771 Apr 2020 #2
Well well well underpants Apr 2020 #3
From TimesOfIsereal.com, I don't know if they're a reliable source uponit7771 Apr 2020 #7
Left-center bias, highly factual reporting jayschool2013 Apr 2020 #17
👍 uponit7771 Apr 2020 #23
Thank you Delphinus Apr 2020 #36
"in REAL TIME .. as the novel coronavirus emerged LATE LAST YEAR" dalton99a Apr 2020 #4
Yup. And everything after that is a distraction. Budi Apr 2020 #5
I'm all for "stopping" him, but who's going to do that? Texin Apr 2020 #27
you stop trump by destroying RW radio monopoly to force GOP senate to dump him certainot Apr 2020 #31
YES to the tenth power!!!!!!!! Tumbulu Apr 2020 #39
This... LovingA2andMI Apr 2020 #49
The US Intelligence Community briefed tRump about the outbreak in January. So he did the opposite Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2020 #6
Jared was advising him that it was just bad PR underpants Apr 2020 #9
republicans exaggerated ebola in oct 2014 and got 9 senate seats and bunch of congress certainot Apr 2020 #38
I don't really think that was the main reason for their gains. underpants Apr 2020 #44
that's because democratic leaders and media had/have no clue what RW radio is doing or certainot Apr 2020 #47
Trump is even responsible for contamination of the covid19 test kits. Blue_true Apr 2020 #40
I've understood that Redfield just wasn't able to administer an agency that big underpants Apr 2020 #42
He is a Trump asskisser. Trump viewed the CDC as somewhat useless, Blue_true Apr 2020 #46
And he fired the entire Pandemic Response Team Obama had put in place. Budi Apr 2020 #10
That firing/disbanding was 2018. He fired the med-scientists in China who were watching in 2019 Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2020 #11
Yes. Thank you for correcting that. It was the scientists working in China Budi Apr 2020 #19
And I bet he moved the money to his Wall Mexico was paying for... Captain Zero Apr 2020 #24
He also let go the critical group of researcher that were working with Chinese researchers Blue_true Apr 2020 #41
I heard he doesn't read intelligence briefings. subterranean Apr 2020 #29
One page summary, most of which mentions how great and smart he is. Blue_true Apr 2020 #43
So FUBAR ok_cpu Apr 2020 #8
In. Real. Time. onecaliberal Apr 2020 #12
Republicans have selective memories . . . Iliyah Apr 2020 #13
K; R CatWoman Apr 2020 #14
The thing is that Trump only listens to his Trump family and friends. LiberalArkie Apr 2020 #15
Color me surprised--not! pandr32 Apr 2020 #16
Kick & recommend for visibility of truth bronxiteforever Apr 2020 #18
Impeach and convict. Alex4Martinez Apr 2020 #20
Republican senators won't convict him. They will see accounts of MAGATS protesting and shit Blue_true Apr 2020 #45
I'm shocked. Scarsdale Apr 2020 #21
Surprise! surprise! Trump is lying about CV-19 and WHO. An irresponsible maniac! Article 25 NOW! usaf-vet Apr 2020 #22
All his nasty derelictiion of duty vlyons Apr 2020 #25
They failed to hit him over the head with a frying pan. hay rick Apr 2020 #26
What ... Trump lied??!!! Martin Eden Apr 2020 #28
He knew. He did nothing. He WANTED this pandemic. not_the_one Apr 2020 #30
Well; some of us will see. EarthFirst Apr 2020 #32
We've reached the point at which everything our Presidunce says can safely asssumed to be a lie Major Nikon Apr 2020 #33
This... LovingA2andMI Apr 2020 #50
I hope someone asks him this at today's malaise Apr 2020 #34
I don't see any point in any reporter or news organization Ilsa Apr 2020 #35
Oh but they were China-centric Americans Blue Owl Apr 2020 #37
BUSTED! oasis Apr 2020 #48
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