European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

EU to donate 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low, mid-income countries

ANI | Updated: May 21, 2021 15:54 IST


Brussels [Belgium], May 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Europe aims at donating at least 100 million doses of vaccines against the coronavirus to low and middle-income countries by the end of the year, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Friday.

Addressing the Global Health Summit, the European Commission president said that it was essential that COVID-19 vaccines are made available across the whole world, and announced an ambitious donation pledge.
"In this context, Team Europe aims at donating at least 100 million doses to low- and middle-income countries by the end of 2021," von der Leyen said. (ANI/Sputnik)

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