Activists Accuse Biden , G-7 Of ‘Hypocrisy’ , Self-Interest’ Over Plans To Vaccinate World Amid Reports U.S. Will Donate 500 Million Pfizer Doses
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have supported waiving intellectual property rights for vaccines in order to boost much-needed supplies, joining over 100 other countries and a global movement spearheaded by South Africa and India at the World Trade Organization. The People’s Vaccine Alliance, a coalition of organizations like Oxfam and Amnesty International, health experts and world leaders—including South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is attending the G-7 summit—
it could take low-income countries 57 years fully vaccinate their populations, a milestone it believes G-7 countries could reach in early January. Promises by wealthy countries to donate more vaccines—even President Joe Biden’sreported500 million dose contribution of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine—are welcome but “a drop in the bucket compared to the need across the world,” according to Oxfam America’s Niko Lusiani.
Some experts are also concerned over the practicalities of donating shots like Pfizer’s to lower income countries, which mayto meet the onerous, ultracold storage and transport requirements needed.Crucial QuoteThe English county of Cornwall, home to nearly 600,000 people and the location of the G-7 Summit, “has administered more vaccinations than 22 African countries combined,” according to Steve Cockburn, Amnesty International’s head of economic and social justice. “This is just one example of how the failure to fight pharma monopolies has created staggering inequalities in vaccine access,” he said, describing it as an “unconscionable failure of global leadership.” headtopics.comRead more: Forbes »
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In the West, the value of human life is based on the future profits that life can generate for western corporations, the less you can generate the less you are worth. There is no way the Biden administration will waive intellectual property rights. Please the US, UK, china, france, Canada, Saudi Arabia and other members of the International Communities, please immediately impose visa ban on President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his cabinet involved in stifling free speech in Nigeria.
Donate while their people are suffering with no money America is in debt trillions of dollars, but yet they'll donate. do you Americans not see what the f*** is going on here?! Take a look at your people in your country not your country but your people are suffering
US to donate 500 million doses of Pfizer vaccine to the world; India surge eases: Live COVID-19 updatesThe Biden administration will purchase 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine and donate it globally, Latest COVID-19 news. Love humanitarianism when in a position to help others, but we can’t even pay our own bills. W/Obama/Trump impact on national debt show we’re not anywhere even close to being able to pay our own bills with our outdated tax code. Why no massive push for a fairtax? nationaldebt
Biden to donate 500 million Pfizer doses, urge others to join inU.S. President Joe Biden plans to buy and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer (PFE.N) coronavirus vaccine to more than 90 countries, while calling on the world's democracies to do their part to help end the deadly pandemic, the White House said. I actually don't mind seeing our tax money/borrowed money paying for Covid vaccines for third-world countries, provided they do some real damage Vaccine diplomacy NIGERIA - is yelling for intervention!
U.S. to Donate 500 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Lower-Income CountriesThe Biden administration expects 200 million Pfizer doses will go to other countries this year and 300 million more across the first half of 2022. They will be donated through the Covax global initiative. You’re welcome world! Should donate the Johnson and Johnson vaccine so that are about to expire in 30 days! На, тебе боже, что мне негоже. Accept from me, my God, that is useless for me.
U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to the world -sourcesThe Biden administration plans to donate 500 million Pfizer (PFE.N) coronavirus vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries over the next two years, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
US has bought and will donate 500 million doses of Pfizer's vaccine worldwideThe US has purchased and will donate 500 million doses of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine worldwide as it seeks to be a key player in getting other nations vaccinated, a person familiar with the move told CNN. It’s a really great news, this is exactly what country like USA need to do I wish I owned 0.00001% of Pfizer stocks The world will be a lot less crowded by the time this is over 😎
U.S. to Buy 500 Million Pfizer Doses to Donate AbroadThe shots are a big improvement on the White House’s global effort but far from the estimated 11 billion doses needed worldwide to end the pandemic. DougJBalloon