February 18, 2022
Life Sciences
  • The Biden administration will offer more than $250 million in “intensive support” for COVID-19 vaccination in 11 sub-Saharan African countries with low vaccination rates through the Global VAX initiative outlined in December. The funding will support in-person staffing, technical assistance, and diplomatic engagement. The plan aims to ensure officials can get shots in arms amid concerns over infrastructure and logistical challenges in low-income countries. (Articles here and here)