Xi Jinping Pledges $2 Billion to Fight Coronavirus

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Published on May 18, 2020 - Duration: 01:06s

Xi Jinping Pledges $2 Billion to Fight Coronavirus

Xi Jinping Pledges $2 Billion to Fight Coronavirus President Xi Jinping announced Chinaโ€™s plan at the opening ceremony of the 73rd World Health Assembly.

President Xi Jinping, via video conference Xi added that once a vaccine is available, it โ€œwill be made a global public good.โ€ At least 116 nations have expressed support for a draft resolution calling for the investigation of the origin and spread of the coronavirus.

China has pushed back on the calls for a review, with Xi insisting the country has been transparent.

The assembly, which is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization, is set to run virtually from Monday to Tuesday.

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