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The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed fairly across the world

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK would pledge £571 million to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine would get distributed to the world's poorest countries.
Johnson announced the move during a prerecorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday. The funding will go toward COVAX, an effort spearheaded by the World Health Organization to develop, manufacture, and distribute coronavirus vaccines evenly across the world.
In his remarks, Johnson urged countries to unite against the virus, which he called "common foe." He said the coronavirus has...
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Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19

Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19

25 days ago   |   By The Independent

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and is urging world leaders to unite against the “common foe” of COVID-19
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