The U.S. Is Buying 500 Million More Pfizer Vaccine Doses To Donate To Other Countries

Posted by on September 22, 2021 6:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

A Thai teenager receives their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday in Bangkok. President Biden is set to announce on Wednesday that the U.S. is buying 500 million more doses of the Pfizer vaccine to donate to countries.

The pledge will come at the start of a virtual summit aimed at boosting commitments from other nations and the private sector. The goal: vaccinate 70% of the world’s population within a year.

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