“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the full danger of noncommunicable diseases – and signaled the urgent need for stronger public health policies and investment to prevent them,” said Dr. Tedros.
Bloomberg will also increase pro-Biden advertising in Florida, fortifying a campaign that began mid-September with daily ads in 10 Florida media markets, the spokesperson said.
In 2018, Florida approved an amendment allowing felons, not convicted of murder or sex crimes who served their time and paid fines and restitution, to regain their right to vote.
The Republican president, who trails Biden in national opinion polls before the Nov. 3 election, told reporters last week that he would spend his own money if needed.
Bloomberg is Jewish. The terms “globalist” and “elitist” are sometimes used to invoke bigoted tropes about Jewish control and a lack of Jewish roots.
“We’re all eager to begin loosening restrictions. But in order to do that safely we first have to put in place systems to identify people who may have been exposed to the virus.
The former New York City mayor spent hundreds of millions of dollars of his own money in a bid to secure the candidacy.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made the case Monday that he requires more gun protection than the average citizen due to persistent threats against his life.
The speakers take part in the three-day conference, speaking on the Monday morning general session at Washington.
He also vowed – unlike Sanders – to keep the Israeli embassy in Jerusalem and voiced his opposition to the BDS movement.