Prime Minister announces donation of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines

Prime Minister announces donation of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has held a press conference at the G7 Summit in Cornwall on 13 June 2021 in which he discusses the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, the COP26 Summit as well as the Global Partnership for Education. According to Johnson, leaders have pledged over one billion coronavirus vaccines either directly or through funding to COVAX to the world’s poorest counties in an effort to vaccinate the world. Johnson reiterates that AstraZeneca are making zero profit on the production of the vaccine and that 96% of the vaccines delivered by the COVAX distribution scheme have been the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Source: PM statement at the G7 Summit: 13 June 2021

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