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.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden had promised a total of 80 million vaccines to countries in need. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 41 million of the 55 million doses (75%) will go through the WHO's Covax programme
  • Rest of the doses will be donated at Washington's discretion
  • Less than 1% of COVID vaccine doses globally have been administered to people in low-income countries

.Cape Town, South Africa
COVAX was established last year to ensure the supply of COVID-19 vaccines across the world. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A senior advisor of WHO said that COVAX programme delivered 90 million COVID-19 doses to 131 countries
  • President of South Africa asked to end the hoarding of vaccines by rich countries
  • Less than 2% of the Africa's population have received COVID-19 doses so far, he said

Washington, Jun 21 (PTI) The United States on Monday announced its plans to allocate 55 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world, including 16 million to Asian nations such as ...

London, Jun 13 (PTI) Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday marked the conclusion of the UK-hosted G7 Summit in Cornwall with the announcement that world leaders have pledged over 1 billion ...

.Cornwall, UK
The G7 summit is a three day event being hosted in Cornwall, UK. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@G7)

  • The doses will be provided based on a sharing and financing scheme
  • UK will donate atleast 100 million vaccine doses
  • Around 80% of the doses will be diverted towards the Covax scheme

Washington, Jun 10 (PTI) President Joe Biden plans to announce on Thursday that the US will purchase and donate half a billion (50 crore) doses of Pfizer vaccines to 92 low- and ...

Washington, Jun 10 (PTI) India will be receiving a share of the 80 million (8 crores) unused COVID-19 vaccines through the UN-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing programme that President Joe ...

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk to board Marine One for his first international trip as President in Washington. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • President Biden will announce the plan at the G-7 meeting in Britain this week
  • While talking to reporters before his Europe trip, the US President said he would be announcing his global vaccine strategy
  • Pfizer has not released any statement in this regard

Washington, Jun 8 (PTI) Top US lawmakers have applauded President Joe Biden and his administration for helping India with the much-needed COVID-19 vaccines to urgently protect its people from ...

United Nations, Jun 5 (PTI) Of the two billion COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed globally till now, about 60 per cent have gone to just three countries - the US, India and China, a senior ...