Why Didn’t The U.S. Use W.H.O.’s Coronavirus Tests?
The United States chose not to use coronavirus testing kits made by the World Health Organization (WHO) and instead preferred to develop its own. As the U.S. lags behind other Western countries in COVID-19 testing, critics are wondering why the U.S. chose to use its own test rather than using WHO’s.As the pandemic spreads throughout the world, WHO has been urging countries to test for the virus as often as possible to prevent spreading the virus any further. WHO has provided 1.5 million tests to 120 countries. WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday, “You cannot figh...