The head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen stated.
A global campaign to Fund the development of a vaccine and drugs against CAVID-19 has already raised 9.5 billion euros ($10.4 billion), the head of the European Commission said on Tuesday.
“A great result – reaching the first milestone of the GlobalResponse pledging marathon held by the EU Commission,” Ursula von der Leyen wrote on Twitter.
Great result, reaching 1st milestone of #GlobalResponse pledging marathon led by @EU_Commission. Since 4 May, govs, institutions, foundations & individuals have donated €9.5 billion to fight #coronavirus. A world living up to solidarity! Stay tuned, more will follow on Thursday.
— Ursula von der Leyen #UnitedAgainstCoronavirus (@vonderleyen) May 26, 2020
On May 4, at the initial stage of the campaign, $ 8 billion was raised from world leaders and some organizations.