WHO decides to provide 120 mln rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests to average income countries at 5$

09:19 AM | 29 Sep, 2020
WHO decides to provide 120 mln rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests to average income countries at 5$
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GENEVA - World Health Organization (WHO) has announced to provide 120 million rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests to low- and middle-income countries at a maximum price of five US Dollars.

In a press briefing in Geneva, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement.

He said that the initiative has been planned in collaboration with several non-profitable organizations.

He hoped that the project will enable the expansion of testing, particularly in remote areas that do not have enough trained health workers or sufficient lab facilities.