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There is no difference in politics, nation or country ahead of a global challenge like the COVID-19 pandemic, said Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jack Ma Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation have donated anti-pandemic materials to a total of 150 countries and regions, as well as the World Health Organization. In an interview with CCTV on August 10, Ma reflected on his decision of donations to other countries.
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In This Story: COVID-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, is a Chinese business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy.
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In This Story: World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.”