The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the COVID Action Platform to catalyze private-sector support for fighting against the coronavirus outbreak. 

Individual steps are ineffective to tackle the global disease of COVID-19, the forum said in a press release on Wednesday.

“Only coordinated action by business, combined with global, multi-stakeholder cooperation can mitigate the risk and impact of this unprecedented global health emergency,” it said.

As a partner of the World Health Organization (WHO), the forum launched the platform, “aiming to find ways to help end the global emergency as soon as possible.”

The platform will focus on three

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