Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The director of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said countries that heeded the agency’s early warnings on the novel coronavirus are now in a “better position” than those that did not, while omitting from his remarks any agency missteps.”We can only give advice to countries. We don’t have any mandate to force countries to implement what we advise them,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director of the WHO, said during a Monday press briefing, as per the National Review. TRUMP ANNOUNCES US WILL HALT FUNDING TO WHO “The world should have listened to the WHO carefully,” Tedros added. “We advised the whole world to implement a comprehensive public health approach – find, test, contact tracing, and so on. The countries who followed that are in a better position than others.”Tedros noted that the organization issued “the highest level of emergency,” or a global emergency, on January 30.The WHO did not declare the COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic until March, however. And on Twitter, in January, not long before declaring a global emergency, it posted a tweet citing Chinese health officials who claimed at the time


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