The U.N. health agency basked in a sense of fellowship from renewed U.S. cooperation on Thursday as President Joe Biden sent his chief coronavirus adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, to repair damage from the Trump administration's withdrawal.
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it "a good day for WHO, and a good day for public health" because of Biden's brief message to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres that the United States will remain one of WHO's 194 member nations and take part in the COVAX Facility to accelerate COVID-19 vaccines. Former President Trump announced in May he would withdraw the United States from WHO.
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