Global fundraising for COVID-19 vaccine exceeds $ 10 billion

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.

On May 4, at the initial stage of the campaign, $ 8 billion was raised from world leaders and some organizations.