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EU to provide 1 billion euros for global vaccine search: Von der Leyen

Reuters Monday, 4 May 2020
The European Union pledged on Monday 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion) for the global search for vaccines and treatment for the novel coronavirus, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told a pledging conference.
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European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen opened a vaccine pledging event saying it would mark a "turning point in our fight against the coronavirus". The event included a pre-recorded message from Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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