World Bank approves $12 bln for COVID-19 vaccines

World Bank approves $12 bln for COVID-19 vaccines
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  • calendar-gray 14 October 2020

The World Bank said Tuesday that it approved 12 billion U.S. dollars for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments, APA reports citing CGTN.

The financing, aimed at supporting the vaccination of up to a billion people, "is part of an overall World Bank Group package of up to 160 billion dollars through June 2021 to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic," the bank said in a statement.

 

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