World leaders pledge 7.4bn euros to Covid-19 research

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World leaders raised almost 7.4bn euros (£6.5bn) to research Covid-19 vaccines and therapies at a virtual summit convened by EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen. 
The leaders – a notable exception was Donald Trump – undertook a two-hour long pledging marathon promising to distribute any vaccine to poorer countries.
Along with the US president, the event was not addressed by India and Russia. China was represented by its ambassador to the EU
World leaders pledge 7.4bn euros to research Covid-19 vaccine
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