WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign issued the below statement today welcoming the news that the US will soon share an additional 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses globally.
Tom Hart, acting CEO, The ONE Campaign:
“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. The Biden administration’s decision to share additional vaccine doses is a welcome step towards helping the world put out this four-alarm fire and we urge these doses to go to COVAX, the most equitable mechanism for delivering vaccines globally.
“The sooner the US and other wealthy countries develop a coordinated strategy for sharing vaccine doses with the world’s most vulnerable, the faster we will end the global pandemic for all.”