U.N. rejects U.S. claim it is using coronavirus to promote abortion

U.N. rejects U.S. claim it is using coronavirus to promote abortion

Michelle Nichols, Reuters
May 21, 2020

NEW YORK — The United Nations rejected on Thursday an accusation by the United States that the world body was using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to promote access to abortion through its humanitarian response to the deadly global outbreak.

The U.N. is seeking some $6.7 billion for its coronavirus response plan and has so far received $1 billion, of which $172.9 million was given by the United States. A Reuters tally shows the coronavirus, or COVID-19, has infected some 5 million people globally and caused almost 327,000 deaths.

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