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