OREANDA-NEWSOn Monday, the 73rd World Health Assembly, held under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO), launched in video mode. The plenary session was opened by the Chairman of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping.

He stated that his country had adequately and transparently informed WHO of the spread of coronavirus infection in his country. The fact that China withheld data and provided incomplete statistics was repeatedly stated by US President Donald Trump.

"China, always adhering to the principles of openness, transparency and responsibility, timely informed WHO and other countries about the epidemiological situation, without delay published the sequence of the virus genes", Xi Jinping said. According to the chairman of the PRC, China, with all frankness, shared full information about measures taken to combat the spread of COVID-19, as well as about treatment methods.

Xi Jinping also revealed a program of action to combat the spread of coronavirus and help countries, especially developing countries. In particular, within two years, Beijing is ready to allocate $ 2 billion to support countries affected by the epidemic.