China joins COVAX initiative for Covid-19 vaccine distribution

News: China has announced the joining of Covid-19 vaccine alliance known as COVAX. Facts: COVAX alliance: It is co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations(CEPI) and WHO.  Aim: To accelerate the development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines, and to guarantee fair and equitable access for every country in the world. The alliance also… Continue reading China joins COVAX initiative for Covid-19 vaccine distribution

GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join ‘COVAX’

News: India has expressed its keen interest in joining the COVAX alliance. Facts: COVAX Alliance: It is a facility that aims to guarantee rapid, fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for every country in the world. Bodies Involved: It is co-led by Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations(GAVI), Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations(CEPI) and… Continue reading GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join ‘COVAX’