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Global Vaccine Telethon Raises $8 Billion Without USA

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 5, 2020 (ENS) – To battle the deadly coronavirus, six countries, the European Commission and the Bill & Melina Gates Foundation Monday pledged billions in new funding to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The money will support universal access to a future COVID-19 vaccine and also will support the immunization of hundreds of millions of children with existing vaccines against pneumonia, measles, and polio. […]

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Global Collaboration Accelerates New COVID-19 Weapons

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 24, 2020 (ENS) – The World Health Organization, heads of government, health officials, philanthropists, and the private sector partnered Friday in a collaboration to speed the development and production of vaccines and treatments to eradicate the coronavirus pandemic and to make certain that they are distributed quickly and equally around the world. […]