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Biden to Give $4 Billion to COVAX for Global COVID-19 Vaccine Effort

Wibbitz - Politics
Biden to Give $4 Billion to COVAX for Global COVID-19 Vaccine Effort. The president is expected to make the announcement during a virtual meeting of G7 leaders on Feb. 19. . The funds are intended to help 92 low- and middle-income countries gain access to COVID-19 vaccines. An initial $2 billion contribution was appropriated by Congress in December. An additional $2 billion will be pledged through 2021 and 2022. This pandemic is not going to end unless we end it globally, Senior administration official, via statement. A Biden official said the $4 billion contribution to COVAX, which is co-run by the World Health Organization. will not affect America's vaccination program