Fauci Pledges U.S. Covax Support in Re-Engagement With WHO (2)

Jan. 21, 2021, 10:58 AM

U.S. infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country’s commitment to the World Health Organization, including membership in a global effort to deploy Covid-19 vaccines.

Fauci addressed the Geneva-based group a day after Joe Biden’s inauguration, underlining the new U.S. president’s effort to mend ties with an agency crucial to fighting the pandemic. He confirmed that the U.S. will join Covax, a 92-nation vaccine collaboration that the Trump administration declined to participate in.

WATCH: “I am honored to announce that the United States will remain a member of the World Health Organization,” Fauci says.
Source: Bloomberg

“The U.S. also intends to fulfill its financial obligations” to the WHO, Fauci said in a speech via a video link. “The U.S. sees technical ...

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