America will buy 500 million doses of Pfizer vaccine to give as grants to other countries. In a year, they will be distributed among 92 poor and African countries of the world through the Covax Alliance. A person related to this matter gave this information.
US President Joe Biden will announce this in his speech before the start of the G-7 summit on Thursday. According to sources, 200 million doses will be given this year to protect 10 crore people from the epidemic. The remaining doses will be given in the first half of next year.
Biden cautions against Delta variant
President Biden as well as his chief adviser Dr. Anthony Fassi have cautioned people against the delta variant of the coronavirus. Both have said that this variant is very contagious. The variant is currently spreading rapidly in the UK, especially among young people between the ages of 12 and 20. The Delta variant i.e. B.1.617.2 was first detected in India in October last year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), so far this variant has spread to 62 countries of the world.