Warning a COVID-19 pandemic could devastate poor regions
International children’s charity World Vision is calling on the UK government to reveal detailed plans on how UK aid will help developing countries prepare for a coronavirus pandemic.
The charity is warning the virus could travel through poorer regions of the world which lack strong health structures to contain it.
Threat to the poorest and most vulnerable
World Vision's Gareth Wallace, Interim Head of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at World Vision UK, warns:
"The global spread of coronavirus poses the greatest threat to communities and families living in places with extremely limited health systems or medical facilities.