Joe Biden Stresses On The World Fighting The Pandemic Together

US President Joe Biden delivered a speech at the UN General Assembly wherein he stressed the importance of the world coming together to fight the pandemic. He strongly feels countries from around the world should work together to put an end to coronavirus. After UNGA, he delivered a speech at the White House regarding the same issue. Furthermore, Biden said, “We need to go big and we need to do our part, governments, the private sector, civil society, leaders, philanthropists. This is an all-hands-on-deck crisis. And the good news is we know how to beat this pandemic, vaccines, public health measures, and collective action.”

Joe Biden
Source: Business Standard

Joe Biden Pledges Another 500 Million Vaccine Doses For Low And Middle Income Countries

Biden has decided to donate 500 million additional vaccine doses to countries with low and middle income. With this, the US has raised its donation of vaccines to 1.1 billion doses. Moreover, President Biden said, “Today, I’m announcing another historic commitment. The United States is buying another half-billion dose of Pfizer to donate to low and middle-income countries around the world. This is another half-billion doses that will all be shipped by this time next year.”

Joe Biden
Source: Financial Times

Government Working To Scale Vaccine Production

Biden revealed that the federal government is closely working with vaccine manufacturers to scale the production of vaccines. It will help in the fast manufacturing and distribution of vaccines to different parts of the world. Additionally, he said, “We’re working with partner nations, pharmaceutical companies, and other manufacturers to increase their own capacity and capability to produce and manufacture safe and highly effective vaccines in their own countries.”

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