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Macron urges U.S. and Europe to allocate 5% of COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations

Christian Fernsby |
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Thursday for the U.S. and European nations to allocate up to 5% of current vaccine supplies to developing countries, one day before Friday’s G7 meeting.

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Topics: MACRON    U.S.    EUROPE   

“If we allow to take root the idea that hundreds of millions of vaccines are made in rich countries and that we don’t start in poor countries, that idea is unsustainable,” Macron said in an interview with the Financial Times, suggesting that the Americans and Europeans adopt the kind of vaccine diplomacy that China and Russia have begun deploying.

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