Officials who spoke to the American press and did not want his name to be disclosed stated that Biden will make an announcement regarding vaccine studies in England before the G7 meeting tomorrow.
Officials stated that Biden will receive 500 million doses of covid-19 vaccines to be shared with low-income countries within the scope of COVAX, and that the distribution of these vaccines will be completed within the next year.
According to sources, 200 million doses of the said 500 million doses of vaccine will be completed within this year.
Biden, before leaving Washington for a European tour this morning, told reporters that he would announce the vaccine program as part of the G7 Summit.
USA AIMS TO SHARE 80 MILLION DOSES WITH THE WORLD BY THE END OF JUNE
The US administration aims to distribute 80 million vaccines to the world by the end of June, 55 million of which are from AstraZeneca and 25 million from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson.
Biden announced the details of the sharing program of 25 million doses of vaccine, which they will share with the world on June 3, saying, “At least 75 percent of these doses (about 19 million) will be shared through COVAX. 6 million doses of this will be sent to Latin America and the Caribbean, approximately 7 million. South and Southeast Asia, about 5 million will go to Africa.” shared his knowledge.
Biden stated that the remaining 6 million doses will be shared with countries in crisis, including Canada, Mexico, India and South Korea.
For the US to ship the AstraZeneca vaccine to other countries, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must approve its use.