G7 countries took a big step over the weekend to change the narrative on COVID-19 vaccines, after being rightly accused of hoarding the vast majority of the world’s supply of jabs at the expense of poorer developing countries.
The group announced a plan to distribute a billion vaccine doses to low and middle-income countries over the next year, half of which will come from the United States. In what the U.S. is calling a “historic vaccine donation,” Washington will purchase 500 million doses of Pfizer vaccines to be distributed through the global COVAX alliance.
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