Corona Virus

WHO welcomes crucial new funding for vaccines
Corona Virus

WHO welcomes crucial new funding for vaccines

<p>WHO welcomes funding commitments made at today&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gavi.org/investing-gavi/resource-mobilisation-process/gavis-3rd-donor-pledging-conference-june-2020">Global Vaccine Summit</a>,&nbsp;hosted virtually by the UK government. The Summit is Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance&rsquo;s third pledging conference and follows the successful Berlin summit in January 2015.</p><p>The&nbsp;new&nbsp;pledges will enable Gavi to protect the next generation and reduce disease inequality by reaching an additional 300 million children with vaccines by 2025.&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Thanks to vaccines, hundreds of millions of deaths have been prevented. Polio has been pushed to the brink of eradication, an...