February 26, 2021

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Govt-19: UK to provide surplus vaccines


The United Kingdom maintains its obligations to combat the COVID-19 epidemic and to assist those in need in various parts of the world, As announced by Dominique Robb, UK Secretary of State, in the framework of the first meeting of the G7 on February 21, 2021

As one of the most important contributors to the Kovacs mechanism, The UK has announced it will provide $ 548 million this year to provide 1.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 92 developing countries.

“Vaccination of everyone everywhere is a way to collectively emerge from this epidemic and build a strong restructuring. The UK believes we as a global leader have a national and moral commitment to do this. We are committed to sharing the bulk of future surpluses with Kovacs, which will help countries in dire need.” Said Rob.

The surplus of vaccines is expected to be identified in the UK by the end of this year. It depends on the supply chain and the need for vaccines for new varieties or booster levels in the fall.

Similarly, up to உதவ 1.3 billion in humanitarian aid from the United Kingdom has pledged to end coronavirus infection as soon as possible, as part of its commitments to pave the way for international efforts to develop new vaccines, including the Corona Virus Coalition for Infectious Disease Development (CEPI) in 2020 (CEPI) Provide its expertise in genetics to other countries to identify new variants of the virus that causes 19.

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