G20 to raise US$1.5 billion for global pandemic fund. Photo: SCMP
G20 to raise US$1.5 billion for global pandemic fund. Photo: SCMP

G20 to raise US$1.5 billion for global pandemic fund, host Indonesia says

  • The money will finance efforts such as surveillance, research and better access to vaccinations for lower-to-middle income countries, health officials said
  • The US, EU, Indonesia, Singapore and Germany have pledged about US$1.1 billion so far, Japan and Britain are expected to discuss contributions next week

G20 to raise US$1.5 billion for global pandemic fund. Photo: SCMP
G20 to raise US$1.5 billion for global pandemic fund. Photo: SCMP
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