Gulf Times - Covax
Vaccine alliance raises $2 bln to buy Covid shots for poor nations

Vaccine alliance raises $2 bln to buy Covid shots for poor nations

A facility set up by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the GAVI vaccine group has exceeded an interim target of raising more than $2 billion to buy and distribute Covid-19 shots for poorer countries, but said it still needs more.

Brazil to join Covax vaccine facility

Brazil to join Covax vaccine facility

Brazil, which has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll, has decided to join the global Covid-19 vaccine partnership known as Covax and will earmark 2.5 billion reais ($454 million) for securing vaccines

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against Covid-19, an alliance led by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but superpowers China and the United States did not sign up.