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COVID-19: G7 leaders pledge a billion vaccines to poorer countries

G7 leaders have pledged to donate a billion Covid-19 vaccines to poorer countries. But some say the proposal is too little, too late.

US President Joe Biden has already pledged 500-million doses, while his British counterpart has pledged 100-million.

Canada is also expected to pledge 100-million jabs.

The leaders of the world’s seven largest economies say a joint approach is the best way to help the world recover.

But, campaigners say the donations are not nearly enough.

Oxfam says the world needs at least 11-billion doses.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the plan but says it’s not enough.

He’s calling on leaders to give vaccine distribution the priority of a war economy.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is one of four non-G7 members to be invited to the meeting.

He is expected to continue his campaign for equitable vaccine distribution and a temporary waiver of intellectual property rights on vaccines.

Source: eNCA

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Zodwa Wabantu

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