Stars supported charity gathering of €6.15 billion in the EU coronavirus fundraising drive

Stars supported charity gathering of €6.15 billion in the EU coronavirus fundraising drive

Megastars of music, film, sport, fashion joined online events to support the search for a coronavirus vaccine and help make it available to poorer countries. The EU chief opened the fundraiser by announcing €4.9 billion from the European Investment Bank, in partnership with the commission, in a fresh contribution to the effort. That followed pledges of almost €10 billion from the EU, governments and billionaire philanthropists at a first fund-raising summit on May 4, bringing the total to €15.9 billion euros. “We will only end this pandemic when it has…

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