The U.S. government announced on Friday that it will send 25 million vaccine doses to Africa, a donation that comes close to matching the 27.9 million jabs that China has provided to various African countries over the past six months.
The vaccines will be distributed through the COVAX vaccine alliance with the first batch of a million doses going to Burkina Faso, Djibouti, and Ethiopia, according to a statement published on Friday by the alliance.
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