According to the United Nations, who and UNICEF will use the funds to carry out necessary activities, such as testing virus transmission, case investigation and operation of national laboratories.
In a statement released on Sunday, U.N. humanitarian chief Nicolas Lok said it was not too late to contain the spread of the new crown. We have yet to see evidence that the virus is spreading unimpeded. As long as that is the case, we still have an opportunity to contain it. He said rapid and strong action must be taken to detect cases in time, isolate and care for those who are infected, and track those who are in contact with them. Emergency funding will support countries with fragile health systems to facilitate their discovery and response, with the potential to save the lives of millions of vulnerable groups, lokko said.
The possible spread of the virus to countries with weak health systems is one of the main concerns of who. Dr. Tan Desai, director general of who, welcomed the fund. Henrietta fall, head of UNICEF, said on Sunday that UNICEF would use the grant to support the United Nations in providing children, pregnant women and families with information on how to protect themselves globally. At this critical moment, every effort must be made to stop the outbreak, she said.