What the U.S. can — and cannot — do for vaccine equity per the State Department

Posted by on October 25, 2021 6:18 pm
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Containers of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses, donated by the United States, arrive in Bogota, Colombia, in July. The U.S. plans to send more than a billion vaccines abroad by September 2022.

The U.S. has pledged to deliver 1.1 billion doses of COVID vaccines to countries in need. Billions more are needed. NPR interviewed the State Department’s global vaccine coordinator to learn more.

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