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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “World leaders discussed vaccination goal for poorer countries” – below is their description.
The #G7’s plan to donate one billion #Covid-19 vaccine doses will help combat the #pandemic in #poorer #countries but will hardly end the drastic global #imbalance in access to jabs. #Vaccination rates in the world’s poorest nations are way behind the Group of Seven industrialised powers and other wealthy states. FRANCE 24’s Bénédicte Paviot for the latest news.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Bénédicte Paviot
Bénédicte Paviot is an Anglo-French television news reporter, and the UK correspondent of France 24. She lives in London and is currently president of the Foreign Press Association.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.
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In This Story: Vaccine
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