The UK will provide about $ 2 billion (£ 1.65 billion) to develop a vaccine as part of a public-private partnership
This is discussed in the material of the British edition of The Guardian.
In the UK, they announced the allocation of funds for a coronavirus vaccine development program as part of a public-private partnership.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hopes humanity will unite in the fight against the epidemic.
“To defeat coronavirus, we must focus our collective ingenuity on finding a vaccine and ensure that countries, pharmaceutical companies and international partners such as the World Health Organization collaborate on a scale that was not there before,” Johnson said.
According to figures, the UK was among the countries most affected by the epidemic.
Note that over 285,000 people died worldwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.