Coronavirus, Spain: Pep Guardiola joined in the fight against the COVID-19 and donated one million euros in Barcelona | NCZD Spain


Aware of the complicated situation that is lived by these days because of the coronavirus and, by appealing to his enormous heart, the coach of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, donated on Tuesday to one million euros, intended for sanitary material in Barcelona, in the struggle for the pandemic of COVID-19.

The money earmarked by the who was also the coach of FC Barcelona is led to the Foundation Angel Soler Daniel, who manages the College of Physicians of Barcelona, and is for the purchase and production of material and sanitary equipment in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus.

The contribution is in addition to the endowment campaign driven by College of Physicians of Barcelona, and which aims to collect medical equipment for the purchase of material and medical equipment.

The announcement of the donation of Pep Guardiola.
The announcement of the donation of Pep Guardiola.

The donation of the Spanish coach will also serve to finance the production alternative (through 3D printing and other) of respirators and other protection elements for the health staff.

The million euros contributed by Guardiola adds to the 33,000 euros that takes you raised the College of Physicians, in a campaign that began last march 21. The material will be distributed to the health centres of Catalonia, in accordance with the needs and emergencies, and in coordination with the Department of Health of the Generalitat.

On the other hand, Josep Guardiola has also been involved in research projects to obtain drugs that prevent the transmission of the COVID-19, as well as the vaccine against the coronavirus, they are working on the doctor Bonaventura Clotet and the researcher Oriol Mitjà.

With information from EFE



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