Coronavirus: Vaccine alliance GAVI to hold talks with Biden team

CEPI, GAVI, and WHO have launched COVAX to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and end the acute phase of the pandemic by the end of 2021. (Twitter/@CEPI vaccines)

The head of the GAVI vaccine alliance expects to hold talks with the incoming team of US President-elect Joe Biden about collaborating with the COVAX global facility, which has been set up to provide COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries.

GAVI chief executive Seth Berkley, speaking to reporters on Friday, noted that Biden had set up a task force on the pandemic, adding they are “believers in science.”

The Trump administration did not join the facility.

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Last Update: Friday, 13 November 2020 KSA 14:01 - GMT 11:01