WHO announces new strategic coronavirus response plan, asks for $675Mln to fund program
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  • 06:29 06 February 2020

WHO announces new strategic coronavirus response plan, asks for $675Mln to fund program

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is launching a program to assist counties in stemming the spread of the new form of coronavirus, asking for $675 million to implement it, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the WHO, said on Wednesday, ONA reports.

"Today, we are launching a strategic preparedness and response plan to support countries to prevent, detect, and diagnose onward transmission. We are requesting $675 million to fund the plan for the next three months," the official said during a press briefing.

The WHO head added that there were 24,363 confirmed coronavirus cases in China alone, and 191 cases in other countries.

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