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Canada will channel funds from the Global Alliance for vaccines

Canada will send GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, Global Alliance for vaccines and immunization) $ 600 million, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

"Canada will contribute $ 600 million to the Global Alliance," said Trudeau at the Global summit on the development of vaccines against coronavirus.

In addition, he said 47.5 million dollars a year it is planned to allocate over four years to support the final phase of the initiatives against polio.

"We need to work together to ensure that people around the world, especially the most vulnerable, have access to the vaccine," said Trudeau. "The coronavirus has shown that diseases have no borders", he concluded.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 6.2 million cases of infection, almost 380 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.