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The US president signed a bill which allocates $8.3 billion to fight against Coronavirus.

MojNews- U.S. President Donald Trump signed an $8.3 billion emergency funding bill Friday to fight the coronavirus outbreak, as the number of infections with the virus globally topped 100,000. 

White House Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere announced that Trump signed the Coronavirus Supplemental funding bill before departing the White House for the U.S. state of Tennessee.

"The funding, which the president requested, will accelerate development of a vaccine and assist with response efforts," Deere said on Twitter.

Trump's visit to Atlanta headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was initially canceled due to a suspected case, was rescheduled for 4 p.m. local time (0900 GMT).

According to The Hill news website, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared the information with reporters aboard Air Force One.

 

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