Trump asks for $2.5bn to fight coronavirus, gets $1bn for vaccine

US President Donald Trump has asked Congress to approve $2.5bn in funding to fight the latest coronavirus.
The request comes as the country’s health secretary warns the country does not have enough medical supplies for an outbreak.

Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.

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