We managed to collect money at the first stage of the global marathon, which began on May 4. Funds donated by national governments, organizations, foundations, and individuals.
The European Commission has raised 9.5 billion euros for the development of a vaccine against coronavirus. This was stated by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Twitter on Tuesday, May 26.
Funds were raised during the first stage of the global marathon organized by the European Commission. The money was raised through donations from organizations, foundations, national governments, and individuals.
“Great result – the first stage of the global fundraising marathon, organized by the European Commission, has been completed. Starting May 4, governments, organizations, funds, and individuals have provided 9.5 billion euros to fight the coronavirus. The world is showing solidarity! Follow the news, the new information will be on Thursday, ”wrote von der Lajen.
Recall that in Australia people are tested on the American vaccine. In case of positive results, the company can produce at least 100 million doses this year and 1.5 billion in the next.
It was also reported that testing a Chinese vaccine against COVID showed a positive result. The tests were attended by over a hundred people. Almost all of them developed antibodies to coronavirus in 28 days.