Will Canada’s 100-million dose donation be enough to help poorer nations fight COVID-19?

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning to announce how many COVID-19 vaccines Canada will share with other countries in need, as he meets with leaders of G7 nations overseas.

    Canada is expected to share 100 million doses, though British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his counterparts to pledge 1 billion.

    Abigail Bimman reports on what poorer nations need to fight the pandemic.

    Plus, Canada has become a world leader in administering first COVID-19 vaccine doses, with nearly two-thirds of eligible people now partially vaccinated.

    While the nation’s rollout got off to a slow start, now there’s no sign that Canada’s campaign is slowing down. Eric Sorensen explains.

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