China Pitches for Global Leadership Role in Coronavirus Fight

Chinese President Xi Jinping made use of a Planet Health and fitness Business summit to

Chinese President Xi Jinping made use of a Planet Health and fitness Business summit to assert a claim to worldwide leadership in confronting a pandemic that began in his region, promising $2 billion in coronavirus support, specially in Africa, and backing the U.N. agency in its struggle with the U.S.

Speaking at the Planet Health and fitness Assembly, the WHO’s annual and most vital conference, the Chinese chief praised the agency and said other governments really should boost their economical commitments to it. Last month, the U.S.—the largest WHO donor—said…