Healthcare Jack Ma teams up with Columbia University to find cure for coronavirus Updated : February 21, 2020 08:38 PM IST The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the epidemic as a public health emergency. 15 million yuan will be used for supporting a research project led by David Ho. The researcher will lead in setting project objectives, conducting research and tracking results, said a source of the foundation based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.