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COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access, abbreviated as COVAX, is a worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines directed by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and the World Health Organization (WHO). It is one of the three pillars of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator, an initiative begun in April 2020 by the WHO, the European Commission, and the government of France as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVAX coordinates international resources to enable low-to-middle-income countries equitable access to COVID-19 tests, therapies, and vaccines. By 15 July 2020, 165 countries – representing 60% of the human population – had joined COVAX.

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Raab: UK wants world vaccinated by 2022 [Video]

Raab: UK wants world vaccinated by 2022

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the UK wants the world vaccinated against Covid-19 by 2022.Britain is donating nine million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to countries including..

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Venezuela: President Maduro to give COVAX ultimatum to ship vaccines [Video]

Venezuela: President Maduro to give COVAX ultimatum to ship vaccines

Why the Venezuelan government says an international sharing scheme is failing its citizens.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:53Published
World leaders call for more funding for Covax program [Video]

World leaders call for more funding for Covax program

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:17Published

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