The US will buy 500 million Pfizer / biotech doses to donate to other countries

The US will buy 500 million Pfizer / biotech doses to donate to other countries

Immunization: Washington buys $ 500 million dose pizzer to give to other countries (archives) – Francisco Seco / AP / CP

The United States 500 million doses of vaccines will be purchased
Covid-19 From Pfizer / Biotech to donate to other countries New York TimesAnd
Washington Post.

President of the United States Joe Biden The Washington Post reports that the announcement will be made at the G7 summit this week.

The U.S. president, who was asked before leaving for England, referred to the announcement on Wednesday. Asked if there was a strategy to distribute the vaccine around the world, he replied, “I have one and I will announce it. “

200 million doses were distributed this year

Accordingly New York Times, The first 200 million doses will be distributed this year, and the other 300 million doses will be delivered next year. The United States has come under heavy criticism in recent months for its delay in sharing vaccines with the rest of the world. But the White House is now trying to be a leader on the issue.

The United States had earlier announced that by the end of June, 80 million doses of anti-covid vaccines would be delivered to foreign countries. Earlier this month, Washington announced that 75% of doses would be distributed through the Kovacs Sharing Program, designed to ensure equal distribution of vaccines, especially to low-income countries.

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