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The United States becomes the first donor of Covax

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“No one will be safe until everyone is safe.” This sentence echoed repeatedly Thursday during the launch of the fundraising appeal to finance access to anti-Covid-19 vaccines for poor countries. On this occasion, the United States confirmed their contribution of 2 billion dollars to Covax, this mechanism which wants to mobilize funds, negotiate the purchase of anti-Covid-19 vaccines at wholesale prices and distribute them to poor countries . But despite this contribution, there is still a shortfall of $ 1.9 billion to reach the goal of delivering two billion doses to all continents.

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