UN seeks ‘quantum leap’ in funding for coronavirus fight

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UN has welcomed nearly one billion dollars in recent pledges to bolster access to lifesaving tests treatment and vaccines to end covid nineteen. The development follows an appeal by you Inspector General Antonio Guitarist tool nations to provide further urgently needed funds to produce a corona virus vaccine that is available to everyone everywhere the global initiative carrying out this task is called the act accelerator it was launched by. The World Health Organization who alongside international partners since launching in April test secured three billion dollars so far but it needs another thirty five billion dollars including an immediate infusion of fifteen billion Mister Gutierrez said at a high level event to mobilize support for the initiative in a statement the UN and partners described the investment as a monumental show solidarity from government private sector, civil society, and international organizations.

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