U.S. allocates $100 million to China to fight coronavirus

Earlier, the State Department delivered about 17.8 tons of donated medicines to the Chinese people.

The U.S. intends to allocate $100 million to China and other affected countries to fight the new type of coronavirus, State Department Chief Mike Pompeo said on Twitter on Friday, February 7.

I am proud to announce an additional $100 million from existing funds to support China in the fight against coronavirus. This contribution – along with hundreds of millions of dollars donated – demonstrates the confident leadership of the United States in responding to the outbreak of the virus,” the Secretary of State wrote.

Earlier, the State Department delivered about 17.8 tons of donated medicines to the Chinese people, including masks, robes, gauze, respirators and other vital materials.

Earlier, the U.S. State Department said that the Chinese authorities did not respond quickly enough to the outbreak of coronavirus. U.S. leader Donald Trump has offered China help in the fight against coronavirus.

According to the latest data, the number of victims of a new type of coronavirus in China has increased to 722 people.

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