President Donald Trump’s decision to stop US funding for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the middle of the coronavirus fight could harm other programmes in Africa and hamper efforts to eradicate polio, says the body’s regional head for the continent.

“The impact potentially of this decision will be quite significant on areas such as polio eradication,” Matshidiso Moeti said at a virtual press conference hosted with the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Thursday...

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