By Ndu Samuel
Hollywood legend, Jackie Chan has offered to give the sum of I million Chinese Yuan to anyone or group who will develop vaccine that can cure the much dreaded coronavirus.
The amount which he promised to offer as reward to the person who succeeds in finding the virus antidote is equivalent to 48.7 million in Naira .
The Liberator Newspaper gathered that Chan hopes to do more than offer songs and festivity to those affected when he said “I have a ‘naive’ idea now. No matter which individual or organisation develops the antidote, I want to thank them with 1 million yuan.”
Coronavirus disease has claimed around 2,000 lives with thousands of people infected since its outbreak some weeks ago as death toll continues to rise, making global headlines in the process.
The pressure to get the coronavirus outbreak under control is on as the death toll keeps rising. Now veteran actor Jackie Chan has climbed on board in an attempt to find a solution, offering a 1 million yuan (N48,768,880.00) reward for the development of an antidote.
According to reports, the virus is thought to have originated in Wuhan, China and has since claimed 1400 lives with over 60000 infected as at the time of filling this report.