UK to donate 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

SourceThe National
CountryMiddle east

The UK will donate 100 million surplus Covid-19 vaccine doses to the world.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the pledge ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall, which begins on Friday.

The doses will be given out within the next year.

Last week, Mr Johnson urged the world’s largest economies to pledge to vaccinate the global population against Covid-19 by the end of 2022.

He said it would be “the single greatest feat in medical history” if the goal was achieved next year.

At the summit, the first meeting of G7 leaders since the start of the pandemic, he will ask for “concrete more...