CBS News reports:
President Biden on Monday announced the U.S. will send an additional 20 million doses of approved COVID-19 vaccines to other countries for a total of 80 million doses to other countries by the end of June. The president made that announcement as he shared that COVID-19 cases are dropping in all 50 states.
The 20 million doses sent abroad will include leftover doses of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, in addition to the AstraZeneca vaccine. The Biden administration had already announced they would send 60 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot.
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US to donate 20 million doses of Pfizer, J&J or Moderna vaccines to other countries, by end June, in addition to 60 million AstraZeneca doses committed. Jeff Zients, who is in charge of leading the White House’s Covid-19 task force, will be in charge https://t.co/LjvoqZaiR4
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