Transcript for Ghana receives 600,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses
This morning major step toward backs Nate in the world Donna has received 600000. AstraZeneca does is from coal backs a pact by the World Health Organization. Maggie ruling has the latest from London. Maggie good morning which countries are getting the vaccine through codec Deluca backs trying to. Okay Diane good morning a gag Donna like you said is the first country this is monumental news today the code access. It's not going to be the last country tomorrow Ivory Coast is set to get their first dose vaccines we also understand that. Several countries in Asia including Afghanistan Pakistan Bangladesh the bulk is set to be heard this first wave of vaccine deployment should not handle rejected his first country that is slightly smaller church and Kovacs initially promised but they say that this is just that but getting there reiterate that expect a huge role in the next couple months in total there about 92 countries the Kovacs as they're going to be giving these vaccines you all lower and middle income countries and they didn't beat you billion doses it planned to get out of where the ended that you're actually those numbers are staggering. Clearly this is. But aren't the largest global vaccine campaign ever seen. And Maggie and I he spoke with one of the people who work on this global vaccine roll out. How does he feel right now seeing those first doses finally delivered. Yeah he's that it was just fantastic musical which Brandon Lott you're the policy advisor at one campaign they've dedicated all the resources as last year took Kovacs are raising money for this global fight against the pandemic to get governments on board investing money should feel he said yes the initial roll out has not been perfect reason the fact or even talk about this right now just. Early a year into a pandemic we RD have vaccines in lower income countries that is a huge deal tickle. It is you teach you heard. Just how impressive. Record passivity did in terms of what really matters to us in such a short such a short period are. I'm absolutely because the receiver records that paper start to materialize we can't understate the collapse just inequitable distribution is moment. And there isn't really massive or direction that we need sort of put things. In his bedroom and bird get acts where it needs to beat in lower middle and there's. She as a Brennan broke down some of those numbers for us he says at that the current number is up vaccines in countries that wealthy nations can back say every single member population. And there would still be more than one point two billion doses left over soaked and now branded and the one campaign ad campaigns as well try to get wealthier nations are linked to donate money to fund things like comebacks but also donate. Some of these excess vaccine so this is going to be a huge push organizing more going forward and kind Maggie really forests in London thanks Maggie.
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