UK News USA want to donate 500 million vaccine doses

23:05  10 june  2021
23:05  10 june  2021 Source:   dw.com

100 MPs join heads of world bodies in urging G7 to donate Covid doses

  100 MPs join heads of world bodies in urging G7 to donate Covid doses MPs have urged the UK to donate Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries - amid fears they could be where new variants emerge. Over 100 members have signed a letter asking the government to donate a shot to the United Nations-backed COVAX scheme for every one bought in this country.The push has been timed ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall, which begins on June 11.MP Layla Moran said: 'We have been saying as a country for a long time that at some stage we would start donating actual doses to Covax. As yet, not a single dose has actually been donated.

Panze Stretch in St Ives: The United States will acquire half a billion Covid 19 vaccine doses for low-income countries. This announced US President Joe Biden on his visit to England.

U.S. Präsident Joe Biden ist zum G7-Treffen in Cornwall angereist © Toby Melville / Reuters U.S. President Joe Biden has traveled to the G7 meeting in Cornwall

"Half a billion vaccines will be delivered from August, as fast as they run from the band," said Joe Biden with a view of the Corona pandemic at a press conference in front of the G7 summit in Great Britain. "The United States provide this half billion doses available without further conditions. Our vaccine donations do not contain pressure for favors or possible concessions. We do that to save life."

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At the same time, the President described the support of the global vaccination campaign to terminate the Corona pandemic as a humanitarian duty. In the coastal town of St Ives in the English Cornwall, he presented an announcement of the G7 states to support the global vaccination campaign for Friday.

previously largest donation of a country

The White House in Washington had previously announced to acquire 500 million vaccine's Vaccine's Vaccine's Vaccine and Pfizer and over the International IMPF Alliance Covax to 92 Poor Countries and the 55 Member States of the African Union donate. 200 million doses are to be delivered between August and at the end of the year, the remaining 300 million to June 2022. It would be the largest vaccine donation of a single country so far. US President Joe Biden called on other countries just before the G7 summit in British Cornwall, equally equal to the United States.

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It is also in America's own interest in supporting the fight against the pandemic also elsewhere in the world, emphasized biders. "As long as the virus rages elsewhere, there is a danger of new mutations that could threaten our people." It also holds back global economic growth, increase instability and weakness governments. It is in the interest of all that the global economy rose from the pandemic. "And that will not happen, unless we can control this pandemic under control worldwide."

BENDEN's first foreign trip as President

Biden has been in Britain since Wednesday evening, where he participates in the meeting of the heads of state and government of the seven major industrialized nations from Friday. In the center of the G7 summit is in addition to the Corona pandemic also climate protection. It is BiDen's first foreign trip as president, which leads him to Brussels and Geneva in the coming days.

Britain's Covid cases rise by 90% after 6,048 are recorded

  Britain's Covid cases rise by 90% after 6,048 are recorded Department of Health bosses posted another 6,048 positive tests today, compared to 3,165 last Tuesday. Another 13 deaths were also posted by Health chiefs.Infections surged from 3,165 last week continuing an upwards trend. The last time the UK recorded such a jump was on December 22, when cases had almost doubled to 36,000 from the same day the previous week.

The USA ordered 500 million vaccines are part of the recently announced commitment of BIONTECH and PFIZER to provide two billion doses of their Vaccinate countries with low and medium-sized income in the coming 18 months. "To win the fight against this pandemic, we must ensure for all accelerated access to vaccines," said Pfizer boss Albert Bourla. The US government has an option to 200 million other vaccines in the coming year. The cans are to be produced in the production facilities of Pfizer in the USA.

Ein Ladung des BioNTech-Pfizer-Impfstoffs in Georgia in den USA © Chris Aluka Berry / Reuters A cargo of the BionTech Pfizer vaccine in Georgia in the US

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen pointed out that the EU has already delivered around 150 million vaccine doses in more than 90 countries. The EU announced in May to donate 100 million doses this year other countries.

Merkel emphasizes German services

Chancellor Angela Merkel in turn emphasized that Germany alone for Covax has already paid a billion euros. If you go from a price for a vaccine box of five euros, then Germany alone financed 200 million doses. Merkel continued to explain that one must consider what the best way is to supply poorer countries with vaccine - whether one buy the vaccine itself and then donate or the Covax initiative leaves the purchase because these lower prices to the manufacturers for the Delivery in poorer countries must pay.

The aid organization Oxfam demanded that more needed to be done to boost global vaccine production. "These 500 million vaccases are certainly welcome as they will help more than 250 million people. But that's still a drop on the hot stone compared to global needs," said Niko Lusiani, Oxfam America vaccine manager. EU Commission President shared by the Leyen, announced that the EU supports the development of production capacities in Africa with a billion euros.

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Corona vaccine from NovaVax is 93 percent against variants Effective .
According to study, The Corona vaccine of the US Biotech Company Novavax has proven to be effective in COVID-19 in the final phase 3 study. This communicated the company from Maryland on Monday. Previously, smaller test series in the United Kingdom and South Africa had confirmed the high effectiveness of the two-phase vaccine. The data of the large study will now allow Novavax to submit the vaccine to the US pharmaceutical authority FDA.

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