The White House on Thursday formally announced its plan to purchase and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to 92 poorer countries and the African Union, dubbing it the “largest-ever purchase and donation of vaccines by a single country and a commitment by the American people to help protect people around the world from COVID-19.”
The White House laid out a plan for sharing the nation's vaccine surplus with parts of the world struggling to get shots in arms.
About two dozen states have decided to scale back their daily tracking of Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths as President Joe Biden's administration and other federal officials continue trying to get more Americans -- and the rest of the world -- vaccinated.
Nadhim Zahawi on how the UK aims to distribute vaccine doses to poorer countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will swiftly donate a first tranche of 25 million doses of surplus vaccine overseas through the U.N.-backed COVAX program, promising infusions for South and Central America, Asia, Africa and others at a time of glaring shortages abroad and more than ample supplies at home.
California Governor Gavin Newsom confirms the state's new digital coronavirus vaccine record which is closely related to a vaccine passport.
Thailand is not blocking exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine, a government representative said, after Taiwan said Thailand was keeping for itself doses of the vaccine that it is producing.
Novavax, a Maryland-based biotech company, announced Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine is 90.4% effective at preventing people from getting sick and 100% effective at preventing moderate or severe disease, hopefully laying the groundwork for a fourth vaccine in the fight against the coronavirus.
Jenny Durkan, the mayor of Seattle, claims that the city was the first to reach the 70% Covid vaccination milestone touted by the Biden administration as its July 4 target for the nation.
The Biden administration is vaccinating some unaccompanied migrant children against the coronavirus, a top Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) official said Wednesday.JooYeun Chang, the
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged rich countries to donate shots to poor countries rather than immunize their adolescents and children.
Researchers say there were ‘no changes’ after both doses