WHO said the world needs $675 million to stop the deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus which has affected more than 30,000 people so far around the world.
fter declaring novel coronavirus a global emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) said the world needs $675 million to stop the deadly coronavirus outbreak as more than 30,000 people contracted the virus so far, and more than 9,500 per cent growth in the last 15 days period was recorded.
“Harnessing the power of science is critical for bringing this outbreak under control,” said WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The two-third of cases are reported from China’s Hubei province, but it has spread across 25 countries outside China, including India. Till 9 pm (India Standard Time, February 5), there are 31,162 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in China and 618 deaths.