USA Today | July 29, 2020
His behind-the-scenes work would be transformational if it succeeds, said Lawrence Gostin, director of the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.
“The Trump Administration, aided by the Senate, has taken an ‘America First’ approach to the COVID-19 response, including a strategy of vaccine nationalism. We have sidelined international organizations like the WHO,” he said. “If Congress were to allocate real funding to Gavi for vaccine production and distribution, it would be a powerful symbol of global solidarity.”