Dems Sound Alarm as Key US Vaccine Agency 'Running Out of Money'

1/26/2022 3:29:00 PM

'We cannot afford to waste another moment and risk the emergence of yet another, even more dangerous variant.'

'We cannot afford to waste another moment and risk the emergence of yet another, even more dangerous variant.'

\u0022We cannot afford to waste another moment and risk the emergence of yet another, even more dangerous variant,\u0022 Democratic lawmakers write in a new letter.

as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and deaths remain elevated worldwide."The only way to end this pandemic and stop the emergence of new variants is to vaccinate the world.""The world is at a critical juncture in the fight against this pandemic, as the Omicron variant threatens to undo much of the progress we have made here in the United States and around the world," the Democrats wrote."This year will be the most operationally intensive period of the pandemic for USAID as it works to vaccinate 70% of the populations of low- and lower-middle-income countries—a herculean task given that more than 30 countries have vaccinated less than 10% of their populations."

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