Statements by Dr. Anthony Fauci and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Publisher:
World Health Organization
Publication Date:
21 January 2021
Tags:
Coronavirus, International Organizations and Africa, United States, Canada and Africa

On Thursday 21 January, the day following the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris, the leading U.S. infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, officially participated for the first time in this week's meeting of the WHO Executive Board. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed him - and praised the United States renewed engagement as a member state of the global United Nations health agency.

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