The UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, vowed to date at least 100 million Covid vaccines to other countries. He plans to do it next year, as he announced it as G7 leaders gathered in Cornwall.
Boris Johnson in G7: UK will donate at least 100 million Covid vaccine
G7 or the group of seven leading industrialised nations agree to contribute a billion doses of vaccine. This action is an aim to finish pandemic in 2022.
G7 summit and vaccination
G7 summit starts on Friday in Carbis Bay. The leaders of wealthy nations are under pressure to do their maximum to guarding the world. Joe Biden, US President, decided to grant Pfizer vaccine as much as half a billion. He will give the vaccine for 92 low- and lower-middle-income countries and the African Union.
On the other side, UK Prime Minister, plan to accommodate five million doses by the end of September. Then 25 million more by the end of 2021. He said that with the completion of the UK’s vaccine programme, UK should distribute some of their surplus doses to those who need them.
Expecting action after G7 summit
“At the G7 Summit I expect my fellow leaders will make alike promises so that, together, we can vaccinate the world by the end of next year and grow back better from Covid-19.”
Around a fifth of the doses will be sent by a bilateral system with countries that need it the most. Meanwhile, the rest of the vaccine will be sent by the Covax initiative. So it can reach the poorer nations.
The G7 summit attended by the leaders of the US, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, and Grace. They will agree to give at least a billion doses of vaccine to the world by dose sharing and financing.