Estimated cost of fighting the spread of coronavirus: Money: Economy: Lenta.ru

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the cost of fighting the spread of the coronavirus in the near future. According to experts, it will cost $ 100 billion, said the head of the organization, Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus. His words are reported by RBC.

“Before spending another $ 10 trillion on the consequences of the next wave of COVID-19, we estimate that the world will need to spend $ 100 billion on new funds, especially new vaccines that are being developed,” he said.

He also added that WHO currently needs another $ 31.3 billion. This money will go to accelerate the development, production and purchase of funds from COVID-19.

According to the latest data, 20,706,396 people were infected with the coronavirus in the world, 751,033 of whom died. During the entire period of the epidemic, 12,868,950 people recovered. In Russia, 907 758 cases and 15 384 deaths were identified. 716,396 patients recovered.

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