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South Korea pledges US$200 million to international COVID-19 vaccine effort

South Korea pledges US$200 million to international COVID-19 vaccine effort

18/6/2021 4:03:00 PM

South Korea pledges US$200 million to international COVID-19 vaccine effort

SEOUL: South Korea has pledged to donate a total of US$200 million to the COVAX programme that is supplying coronavirus vaccines for lower-income ...

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BookmarkSEOUL: South Korea has pledged to donate a total of US$200 million to the COVAX programme that is supplying coronavirus vaccines for lower-income countries, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) said on Friday (Jun 18).COVAX, backed by GAVI and the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to secure 2 billion vaccine doses by the end of 2021.

AdvertisementAdvertisement“The Republic of Korea pledges a contribution of a total of US$100 million this year, and in 2022 another US$100 million in the form of a combination of financial and in-kind contribution,” South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement by GAVI. headtopics.com

While wealthy nations with robust vaccination campaigns have inoculated large swaths of their populations, much of the world lags far behind, raising concerns of more COVID-19 waves that could spawn new virus variants.Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations agreed over the weekend to

, with the aim of delivering at least half by the end of this year.AdvertisementAdvertisement Read more: CNA »

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South Korea to mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine doses for 760,000 peopleSEOUL — Some 760,000 South Korea ns who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine will be offered Pfizer's vaccine as a second shot due to shipment delays by global vaccine sharing scheme Covax , the government said. 無懼警察和烈日,我們為「求活」吶喊: 臺灣疫情嚴峻,慈濟基金會預計投入10億資金,照護2萬5000戶弱勢家庭,也願意依政策規定捐購疫苗以及提供醫療物資。