Cuba suggests US use arms race money to fight Covid-19
10 de agosto de 2020, 14:11Havana, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez suggested on Monday that the United States use the money destined to arms race to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Upgrading an Abrams tank to the M1A2 SEPV3 tank costs 92.2 million dollars. The price for a N95 facemask before Covid-19 was 0.50 dollars, Rodriguez posted on his Twitter account.
About 184,400,000 facemasks could have saved tens of thousands of lives in that country, firstly the number of cases and deaths from the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the diplomat said.
Figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that the United States has registered 4.9 million cases and more than 160,000 deaths from Covid-19.
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