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UN Launches Covid-19 Plan That Could ‘Defeat the Virus’

Just recently, the United Nations published an article on their website detailing a Covid-19 plan that could “defeat the virus and build a better world”. The new plan is speculated to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Moreover, the agency calls for the public to ‘act together and lessen the blow’ to people.

“COVID-19 is the greatest test that we have faced together since the formation of the United Nations,” underscored the UN chief. This human crisis demands coordinated, decisive, inclusive and innovative policy action from the world’s leading economies – and maximum financial and technical support for the poorest and most vulnerable people and countries,” states UN Secretary General António Guterres.

Guterres calls for an immediate coordinated health response to suppress transmission and end the pandemic that scales up health capacity for testing, tracing, quarantine, and treatment, while keeping first responders safe, combined with measures to restrict movement and contact.” Read more: UN launches Covid-19 plan that could ‘defeat the virus and build a better world’.

 

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