According to a study published on Tuesday, rich countries, international institutions, companies and funds allocated for all countries of the world a little more than 1 dollar per person to help fight the epidemic of coronavirus in countries with fewer resources.
According to family Fund Kaiser, research group on health policy, this assistance to the state on Monday pledged $ 8.3 billion. The United States, and the majority of that amount — $ 6 billion. USA — from the world Bank.
The second largest commitment is 1.285 billion dollars from the United States government, but other government contributions are far behind; the next largest — the $ 140 million from the European Union and $ 55 million from Germany.
Much more money has been allocated to counter the economic consequences of the epidemic, including $ 50 billion from the International monetary Fund.
Most of the money invested in fighting this disease, she will contribute to the world health organization, red cross teams and local institutions in countries with low and middle levels of wealth, primarily in China, where most cases were registered. Infections have been reported in more than 100 countries.
Even a country with such a highly developed health care system, such as Italy, may be struggling to deal with a new disease that raises concerns about how to respond to less developed countries.