UK to host global summit to speed up new vaccine development for future pandemics

SourceThe National
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Plans to speed up vaccine development to prevent future pandemics and save lives will be boosted by a UK-hosted summit to raise investment from the international community.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced on Friday that the UK will host the replenishment summit in 2022 to support the work of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

Dominic Raab, Foreign Secretary, speaking about the summit said: “Ultimately, we need to be prepared for future pandemics. As we set out in the Integrated Review, we all need to work together to solve this global challenge.”

“CEPI’s work will help build a

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