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9:55 PM 19th May 2020

PM Call With Bill And Melinda Gates: 19 May 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Bill and Melinda Gates today via video call.

The Prime Minister spoke to Bill and Melinda Gates today via video call. He was joined by Kate Bingham, Chair of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce.

They discussed the UK’s contribution to helping countries around the world tackle coronavirus and the important work of the Gates Foundation in this area.

Both parties expressed their hope that a viable vaccine will be found as soon as possible.

They also shared their commitment to the vital work of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and looked forward to the upcoming UK-hosted Global Vaccine Summit on June 4th.