Vanity Fair  |  June 9, 2020

If Trump’s announcement is carried through, it would “probably be the most ruinous presidential decision in modern history,” said Lawrence Gostin, O’Neill professor of global health law at Georgetown University. The U.S. “wouldn’t have access to real-time data, wouldn’t be able to influence global decisions about health and safety, wouldn’t be contributing to global coordination on vaccines and treatment, so wouldn’t be part of any technical guidance to the world.”

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