IsI have purchased 500 million doses of Pfizer Donate to a global supply, according to sources familiar with the purchase. This will provide enough shots to fully vaccinate 250 million people.
Sources said the United States will donate 200 million doses this year and 300 million doses in the first half of 2022. All doses will be distributed through COVAX, a global entity working to ensure fair access to COVID testing and vaccines, and will be delivered to 92 low- and middle-income countries and the African Union.
President Biden will announce the purchase in a statement Thursday before the Group of Seven in the UK.
Purchasing 500 million doses will make the United States the biggest contribution ever to end a pandemic around the world. The White House is alreadyTo other countries.
Other countries have called on the United States to give more vaccines because the United States has the largest vaccine supply and some of the most effective vaccines in other countries.
Biden administration buys 500 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and uses it worldwide
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