COVID-19 vaccine, drugs global fundraising exceeds 9.5 billion euros
BRUSSELS (Europe) – A global fundraising campaign for the development of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 has raised 9.5 billion euros so far, according to Ursula von der Leyen, the head of the European Commission.
“Great result, reaching 1st milestone of GlobalResponse pledging marathon led by EU Commission.”
– Ursula von der Leyen, head of the European Commission
The GlobalResponse pledging campaign was shunned by the U.S. It raised $8 billion from global leaders and institutions on May 4, the date of its launch.
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