World Petition urging WHO head to resign gets traction

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    An online petition calling for the head of the World Health Organization to resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic has received over 560,000 signatures worldwide.

    The petition on the US-based Change.org platform says that Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is unfit for his role as WHO Director-General. It says the spread of the coronavirus is partly due to his underestimation of the situation.

    It says, "A lot of us are really disappointed, we believe WHO is supposed to be politically neutral." It adds that the WHO head had believed death and infection numbers given by China "without any investigation."

    Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Thursday that the petition came as many people worry the World Health Organization may have to change its name to the "Chinese Health Organization."

    The WHO chief has made no mention of the petition so far.


    Source (NHK World)
     

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