China Criticizes Trump’s WHO Defunding as Death Toll Passes 126,000

President Trump’s decision to halt funding for the World Health Organization drew criticism from China and mixed reactions elsewhere, as the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 126,000 and the International Monetary Fund offered a dire economic prediction for the world.

The total number of confirmed infections across 185 countries and regions world-wide topped 1.98 million on Wednesday, with more than 126,600 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. accounted for about a third of…

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