UK to become WHO’s largest state donor with 30% funding increase

Boris Johnson to call for more powers for health body in coronavirus fight as Trump pulls out

Boris Johnson will announce a 30% increase in the UK’s funding of the World Health Organization, making the UK the single largest national donor after the US leaves.

In an announcement at the UN General Assembly, he will urge it to heal “the ugly rifts” that are damaging the international fight against coronavirus.

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