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Xi: China to donate another 100m doses of COVID vaccines

chinadaily.com.cn|Updated: 2021-09-10

China will donate 100 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries within this year on top of a donation of $100 million to COVAX, President Xi Jinping said on Sept 9.

Xi made the remarks when addressing the 13th BRICS summit via video link in Beijing. BRICS refers to the emerging market economies Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

China will strive to provide a total of 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world by the end of this year, said Xi, noting that China, to date, has provided more than 1 billion doses of finished and bulk vaccines to over 100 countries and international organizations.