Covid-19: China accepts responsibility, ready to fund WHO, support affected countries

May 18, 2020
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China said it will contribute $2 billion over the next two years for the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese President, Xi Jinping on Monday announced.

The money is not only earmarked for health measures, but also for development aid for affected countries.

More than 200 countries, including the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Russia, among others have been hurt economically and otherwise by the pandemic.

Xi said in a message to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference.

Xi urged other countries to increase their funding to the WHO.

“The WHO should lead the global response,’’ he said about the UN agency that is facing a shortfall because the United States has suspended its financial contributions

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