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World leaders pledge $8 billion in fight against coronavirus, EU says

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World leaders pledge $8 billion in fight against coronavirus, EU saysBRUSSELS (Reuters) - World leaders promised $8 billion on Monday for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said at the end of a pledging event that she chaired. ......
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World leaders and organisations pledged on Monday (May 4) $8 billion to fund research, manufacture and distribution of a possible vaccine and treatments for COVID-19, but the United States refused to contribute to the global effort. Soraya Ali reports

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