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Biden Team to Send 25 Million Doses of U.S. Vaccines Abroad (2)

June 3, 2021, 4:24 PM

The U.S. government will send 25 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, the first time President Joe Biden’s administration has shared shots it could have used at home.

Through the World Health Organization-backed Covax program, the U.S. plans to distribute an initial 6 million shots to Central and South America, 7 million to Asia including hard-hit India and 5 million to Africa, the White House said in a statement.

The U.S. will directly send another 6 million shots to places including Mexico, Canada, South Korea and the Palestinian territories, the White House said. ...

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