“In other continents, of course, injustice is too late. Because of us, collectively. In Africa, only 3% of the population is vaccinated, we must go faster with more force,” French The president said a video sequence broadcast during a concert by the Global Citizens charity organization in Paris.
“France is committed to doubling the number of doses that are donated. We will go from 60 million to 120 million doses donated. That is, far more doses than we have done in the country so far”, she added.
The United States on Wednesday (22) announced its intention to double its vaccine donation against COVID, promising more than 1.1 billion doses to poor countries.
“We need to deliver on our ambitious promises to deliver to other high-income countries,” claimed US President Joe Biden.
The European Union, in turn, will donate more than 500 million doses, while China plans to supply the world with 2 billion doses, according to the country’s officials, who did not specify whether the quantity refers to sales, donations or both. Is.