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American President Joe Biden is all set to address the global coronavirus vaccination shortage and he is all set to announce that the United States of America will send 500 million doses of Pfizer vaccine to 100 countries of the globe to meet the shortage and battle the pandemic. The American government will purchase 500 million doses of Pfizer and Joe Biden's administration reached the deal just before Biden's European trip that will last for eight days. The vaccines will be donated to 92 lower-income countries along with the African Union next year. As per the update, 200 million doses will be procured and sent this year and the rest of them will be sent during the first half of next year.
The government of the United States reached an agreement for the same recently. These vaccinations will be donated through Covax, the platform which has been helping various developing countries during the pandemic. Joe Biden believes that the global influence of USA has been eroded because of the Donald Trump's administration. Pfizer did not comment about the deal for now but there are reports that Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer is expected to join the conference. Joe Biden arrived in the United Kingdon on Wednesday evening and he addressed the US troops. The G7 Summit will happen soon and will have all the G7 leaders who are committed to vaccinate the entire globe by the end of 2022.
By Siva Kumar