Press Releases

  • ONE welcomes Biden global COVID-19 summit

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today in response to the announcement that the Biden administration will host a virtual global COVID-19 summit during the UN General Assembly’s High-Level Week. According to the WHO, less than 2% of adults are fully vaccinated in most low-income countries compared to almost 50% in high‑income…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus call on Biden to share more vaccines with Africa

    WASHINGTON — As death rates spike across Africa and vaccine rates remain the lowest in the world, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have sent a letter to President Biden urging the administration to share more vaccines with the continent, which is facing a deadly third wave. So far, roughly two percent of Africans are fully vaccinated from COVID-19…

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  • US booster plan threatens to exacerbate global vaccine inequities & prolong pandemic

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today on the news that the Biden administration will authorize booster shots in September while many immunocompromised individuals and first responders in low-income countries have yet to receive a single COVID-19 dose.  Sarah Swinehart, Senior Director of Communications, North America at The ONE Campaign “The Biden…

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  • ONE applauds Biden global vaccine sharing efforts, urges other countries to follow US lead & accelerate dose sharing

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today in response to the White House announcement that the US has shared more than 100 million vaccine doses globally and reportedly plans to hold a global COVID-19 summit this fall. Tom Hart, acting CEO, The ONE Campaign: “President Biden’s efforts to increase global collaboration to…

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  • ONE reacts to disappointing Global Partnership for Education pledge

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign, the global anti-poverty and global health organization co-founded by Bono, released the following statement following the United States’ disappointing pledge to the Global Partnership for Education at its Global Education Summit. Advocates and bipartisan Members of Congress had called on the Biden administration to support a full pledge, $1 billion…

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  • Biden-Africa dose sharing announcement is good, more is desperately needed

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today on the news that the Biden administration will soon ship 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa as the continent grapples with a devastating third wave of the virus. This week, the continent hit over 40,000 daily confirmed COVID-19 cases, and has the highest severe…

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  • ONE applauds Biden global vaccine allocation plan

    The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today welcoming the Biden administration’s allocation plan for sharing 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses globally. While wealthy countries continue ramping up vaccinations and return to normal, COVID-19 cases are surging around the world, particularly in Africa. Less than 1 percent of COVID-19 vaccine doses globally have been administered to people in…

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  • With exception of the US, ONE responds to underwhelming G7

     The ONE Campaign, the global anti-poverty and global health organization co-founded by Bono, released the following statement on this year’s underwhelming G7. According to new analysis from The ONE Campaign, vaccine supply is expected to exceed demand in every G7 country by the end of the summer. As vaccinations continue to ramp up in the US and other wealthy…

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  • ONE applauds Biden vaccine donation, urges other wealthy countries to match US ambition at G7

    The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today welcoming the news that the Biden administration will purchase 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses that will be shared with the world. While wealthy countries continue ramping up vaccinations, less than 1 percent of COVID-19 vaccine doses globally have been administered to people in low-income countries. Tom Hart, acting CEO at The…

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  • ONE urges more ambition on dose sharing announcement ahead of the G7

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today in response to the White House announcement on how the US will deploy some of its excess COVID-19 vaccines, and cautioned that more ambition and US global leadership are needed ahead of next week’s G7 meeting. Tom Hart, acting CEO, The ONE Campaign: “The world…

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