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Biden promised to share another 20 million doses of the vaccine with other countries

Biden promised to share another 20 million doses of the vaccine with other countries

US President said that his administration will increase the number of doses of the  , which it plans to share with other countries, to 80 million doses.





This is reported by CNN and CBS News.

In addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the president has promised an additional 20 million doses by the end of June, including the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines that are used in the United States. He did not specify which countries might receive additional doses.

“We know that America will not be completely safe until the pandemic is brought under control around the world,” Joe Biden said.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said it was “five times more than any country in the world has provided.”

In April, Joe Biden promised to share with other countries in the next two months 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which will not be needed in the United States.

According to the president, until the end of this month, there will be enough vaccines in the country for every adult American.

Currently, about 123 million people (43%) have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and about 60% of all adults in the United States have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Recently, the regulator allowed the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine also for adolescents 12-15 years old.


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