The US Embassy in Cambodia on March 14 said to respondIn response to the spread of the HIV epidemic 19, and in partnership with Cambodian stakeholders, the US Government, through USAID, will provide An additional $ 2 million in Cambodia for risk management, community engagement and laboratory support.

Since the country first reported the case of Kov 19 in January, a team of doctors at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh And the Ministry of Health of Cambodia works closely with WHO and other relevant institutions to support prevention and detection efforts. Yes 19 virus copies Whitney.

US Embassy experts include representatives from the CDC, the National Institutes of Health, USAID, the United States Naval Medical Research Unit. United States Department of State (NAMRU-2) and U.S. Department of State.

The US CDC and other health experts are working with the Cambodian Ministry of Health to respond promptly to cases. The Kov 19 virus was found in Kampong Som, Siem Reap, Kampong Cham and Phnom Penh. They also assisted the Khmer Soviet Friendship Institute's Pasteur Institute for virus testing. In addition, representatives of the Public Health Institute working in Cambodia contribute to the global research on the virus.

The United States has a long-standing partnership with Cambodians in the health field, especially in the fight against infectious diseases. This close collaboration will be lasting as we address these challenges