Blaming the WHO and China Is Not Scapegoating

Politico (USA) | Apr 8, 2020 at 7:59 PM
  • President Donald Trump slammed the World Health Organization at a news briefing this week, and was immediately accused of scapegoating.
  • There’s no doubt that Trump is always inclined to shift blame when possible (and even when it isn’t).
  • In the course of issuing stern warnings against travel restrictions, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus opined that if “it weren’t for China, the number of cases outside China would have been very much higher”.