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Coronavirus Global Response

The Global Goal: Unite for our future Pledging Summit and Concert

The Coronavirus Global Response, launched by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is the global action for universal access to affordable coronavirus vaccination, treatment and testing. It is the European Commission's response to the global call for action launched by the World Health Organization with governments and partners on 24 April 2020, in the face of the pandemic.

The Coronavirus Global Response also aims to strengthen health systems everywhere and support economic recovery in the world's most fragile regions and communities.

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Coronavirus: the Commission signs first contract with AstraZeneca

Today, the first contract the European Commission has negotiated on behalf of the EU Member States with a pharmaceutical company entered into force following the formal signature between AstraZeneca and the Commission. Press release:
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Countries pledge new support to Gavi

Norway, Italy, Japan, Spain, Ireland and Finland, as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, commit new funding to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Press release:
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The global response: Working together to help the world get better

Op-ed co-authored by Giuseppe Conte, President of the Government of the Italian Republic, Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Charles Michel, President of the European Council, Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the...