Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020

Published on June 05, 2020
Current Context: Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 was conducted on 4th June 2020 and was hosted by United Kingdom.
Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020
  • United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the Global Vaccine Summit 2020.
  • Over 50 countries along with their business leaders, civil societies, government ministers, UN agencies etc. participated in the summit.
  • India was represented by PM Narendra Modi.
  • In the summit, India pledged to contribute 15 million US dollars to Gavi. Gavi is an International Vaccine Alliance which co-ordinates vaccinations across the world.
  • PM Modi also contributed his words that India stands in solidarity with the world in this challenging health issue arisen due to COVID-19. He also assured that India not only has capacity to contribute to the global health efforts but also has the will power to do so in a spirit of sharing and caring.
  • Static Part: 
    • CEO of Gavi, vaccine alliance: Dr Seth Berkley

Question: 

Q.1 Which country hosted the Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020?
a. United States
b. Israel
c. India
d. United Kingdom

Q.2 In the Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020, India pledged to contribute _____ million US dollars to Gavi, vaccine alliance?
a. 20
b. 15
c. 25
d. 30

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