British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, “Since the start of the pandemic, Britain has stepped forward to protect humanity against this deadly disease. Britain will give 100 million doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccine to the world.
London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday at the start of the G-7 summit in Cornwall that the UK will deliver 100 million doses of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine to the world by next year. Before the formal session of the summit, Johnson pledged to take major steps to defeat the pandemic. The UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan, along with the European Union and India, South Africa, Australia and South Africa are participating as guest nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address this summit through digital medium. Global leaders are expected to announce the delivery of one billion doses to the world.
Johnson said, “Since the start of the pandemic, Britain has stepped forward to protect humanity against this deadly disease. A year ago, we funded Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccines on the basis of providing the world with an affordable vaccine.” The UK will provide 5 million doses to the world’s poorest countries by the end of September. Johnson said Britain would provide another 95 million doses by next year. Of these, 80 percent of the doses will be sent to the United Nations initiative ‘Kovax’. Johnson said, “At the G-7 summit, I hope that allied leaders will make a similar resolution so that by the end of next year the whole world is vaccinated and there is a safe environment in terms of corona virus.”
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