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The European Union is allocating 380 million doses of COVID vaccines to poor countries

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L. von der Leyen emphasized that the EU is making more efforts to support African countries with low vaccination rates.

EU support to African countries – vaccines against COVID

in 2021 The authorities of the European Union allocated 380 million to the poor countries of the world under the international COVAX mechanism. doses of vaccines against coronavirus virus. About this Thursday, d., on the social network “” announced the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

“We exceeded our 2021 vaccine distribution targets by providing 380 million vaccine doses to low- and middle-income countries worldwide, mainly through COVAX. We will do even more by 2022. in the middle of the year, we committed to distribute 700 million vaccine doses”, said the head of the European Commission.

L. von der Leyen emphasized that the EU is making more efforts to support African countries where vaccination rates are lower than in other parts of the world.

Until 2021 by the end of December, 78% had been vaccinated against the coronavirus. adult EU population. This was achieved within one year of the pandemic.

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