The new coronavirus is “menacing the whole of humanity” as it continues its march across the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday while launching a $2 billion plan to combat the pandemic. 

“The whole of humanity must fight back. Individual country responses are not going to be enough,” Guterres said at the UN’s New York headquarters, appealing to governments to lend support that he called a “moral imperative” and a “necessity for global health security.”

The new interagency plan to combat COVID-19 combines existing appeals from the World Health Organization and other UN organizations, and identifies new needs.

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