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US News Coronavirus: Covax and the World Bank want to send more vaccines to the Poor Countries

22:45  26 july  2021
22:45  26 july  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The imagined mechanism must allow the 92 most disadvantaged countries participating in the COVAX system to obtain 430 million additional doses or to vaccinate 250 million people between The end-2021 and the mid-2022.

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The World Bank and the COVAX system have set up a new funding mechanism that should help vaccinate 250 million people in poor countries by mid-2022, according to a common statement published on Monday. This new financing mechanism must allow the 92 COVAX member countries, the poorest, to purchase additional doses beyond the contingent already fully funded by donor countries, points out the statement.

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"Access to vaccines is the biggest challenge in developing countries to protect their population from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic from a health, social and economic point of view," has Underlined the boss of the World Bank, David Malpass. For the moment, immunization inequality between rich countries and poor countries is the rule.

As of July 26, the 29 poorest countries were unable to administer only 1.5 doses per 100 inhabitants, where the rich countries are 95.4 doses per 100 inhabitants, according to a statement of AFP.


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250 million people between the end-2021 and the mid -2022

Disadvantaged countries, which already have vaccine projects approved by the World Bank, will be able to confirm their wish to purchase additional doses from COVAX, the type of vaccine and the delivery schedule. Once the World Bank informed by the country of its plan, it will be able to provide COVAX with a guarantee of payment. With the World Bank deposit, "COVAX can negotiate large volumes of anti-Covid vaccines with manufacturers at competitive prices," says the press release.

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This mechanism must allow the 92 most disadvantaged countries participating in the COVAX system to obtain 430 million additional doses or to vaccinate 250 million people between the end-2021 and the mid-2022. They will also be able to choose the vaccine they prefer, specifies the press release.

The COVAX system, partnership between the World Health Organization , the Vaccine Alliance [GAVI] and the Coalition for Innovations in Epidemics Preparation [CEPI], could only have delivered a little More than 135 million doses in 136 countries, far from its initial objectives, in part because rich countries have risen the doses of available vaccine but also because India - which was to provide most of the doses - a Forbids exports for several months to combat the pandemic at home.

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