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Macron says France will double covid-19 shots it sends to poor nations – AFP

In Africa, barely 3% of the population has been vaccinated - we need to go faster," Macron said.

By: Reuters | Paris |
September 26, 2021 10:21:56 am
rench President Emmanuel MacronFrench President Emmanuel Macron.

President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said France would give 120 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poor nations, doubling an earlier pledge, French news agency AFP reported.

“The injustice is that on other continents, clearly, vaccination is way behind. In Africa, barely 3% of the population has been vaccinated – we need to go faster,” AFP cited Macron saying in a video broadcast to a concert organised by the advocacy group Global Citizen.

 

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