Japan will allocate $ 200 million for the development of vaccines against coronavirus

In Japan from the coronavirus has killed more than 900 people

In Japan, which wants to use more than a trillion dollars to rescue the economy, the government intends to allocate an additional amount of $ 200 million dollars to develop a vaccine against coronavirus. On it informs TV channel NHK.

The money will be sent to the Global Alliance for vaccines and immunization, which will increase the amount of funding for this purpose by the Japanese government to $ 300 million.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the authorities are planning to allocate more than $ 800 million on vaccine development.

According to the latest data, the total number of infected by coronavirus in Japan, including the passengers and crew of the cruise liner Diamond Princess, more than 17.7 thousand, killed more than 900 people. More than 15.4 thousand people were recovered.

Earlier it was reported that Japan was released from quarantine early, but not all. Restrictive measures continue to apply only in the eight most densely populated prefectures.

We would add that Japan and the EU intend to initiate an investigation of the original the who response to the pandemic. This was announced by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.