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UK hosts vaccine summit amid calls for free virus vaccine

 

Last updated 6/4/2020 at 12:39pm



MARIA CHENG and LAURAN NEERGAARD

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — A vaccine summit hosted by the British government on Thursday raised billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries as experts wrestled with the difficult question of how any potential vaccine against the new coronavirus might be distributed globally — and fairly.

The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have urged that "a people's vaccine" be developed for COVID-19 that would be freely available to everyone, calling it a "moral imperative."

Thursday's event, which raise...



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