26 March 2020 – Contribution made to international coalition to find a vaccine

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: CEPI, Prime Minister

Overview: The UK government boosts funding for a Covid-19 vaccine with £210 million of new aid funding, following a virtual summit of G20 leaders. To date, this is the largest single contribution by any country to the key international fund to find a coronavirus vaccine. via the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-announces-record-funding-to-find-a-coronavirus-vaccine

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government