Did the WHO Tweet That There Was ‘No Clear Evidence of Human-to-Human Transmission of the Novel Coronavirus?'

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2020
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Claim: Image depicts a tweet from the World Health Organization on January 14 2020, indicating there was "no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus."

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Reporting: After United States President Donald Trump announced that he had discontinued funding to the World Health Organization, and presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway subsequently blamed the COVID-19 pandemic on the group on April 15 2020, a tweet attributed to the WHO about a dearth of evidence supporting “human-to-human transmission” of what we now call COVID-19 began to be circulated in an...

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