At the international fundraising marathon for vaccines and treatments against lung disease Covid-19 new commitments in the amount of 6.15 billion euros came together. Alone, the EU Commission and Germany said on Saturday in a virtual donors ' conference together almost 5.3 billion euros. Other large donations came from the United States and Canada.
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke of an incredible result. She had not organized the donors ' conference together with the New York government organization. At the completion of a large Online should give in the evening-concert with artists such as Miley Cyrus, Shakira and Justin Bieber.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) said at the conference, specifically, an additional 383 million euros, while von der Leyen, a further 4.9 billion euros of EU funds has announced. "I am firmly Convinced that vaccines, Tests and drugs must be available worldwide, is affordable and accessible," said Merkel in her video message to the German contribution.Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 19:19