US unveils COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan with the world, Canada a priority

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    The United States on Thursday unveiled plans to share its first 25 million of its COVID-19 vaccines with the world, with nearly six million doses targeted towards “regional priorities and partner recipients,” including Canada and Mexico, among others.

    At this point, it is unclear how many doses Canada would be offered or if the country would accept them or which vaccine would be sent.

    The United States will donate nearly 19 million doses through the COVAX international vaccine sharing program, the White House said during the briefing on Wednesday.

    Through COVAX, some 6 million doses would go to Latin America and the Caribbean, about 7 million doses to South and Southeast Asia and roughly 5 million to Africa.

    Other beneficiaries of the priority group include the Republic of Korea, the West Bank and Gaza, Ukraine, Kosovo, Haiti, Georgia, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and United Nations front-line workers.

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