LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will host a virtual international summit on accelerating the development of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus on June 4, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Twitter.

“Diseases have no borders so we must come together to make sure that @gavi is fully funded and its expertise is at the heart of efforts to secure broad access to any COVID-19 vaccine,” Raab said.

Gavi is an international vaccine alliance.

(Reporting by William James, editing by Andy Bruce)