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The U.S. and China Trade Barbs Over Who’s More Righteous in Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines to Poor Countries in the Global South

Nicholas Kamm / AFP

United States President Joe Biden took aim at China on Tuesday in remarks about Washington’s plan to begin sending tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses to developing countries. The President implied that China’s vaccine distribution to low-income countries is politically motivated and said that the U.S. approach would, in contrast, “showcase the decency of the American people.”

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