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Doctor Argues Health Care Workers, Infrastructure Needed To Get Poorer Countries Vaccinated

The Biden administration announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to poorer countries abroad, as it backs a United Nations target of 70% of the globe vaccinated by 2022.

But the vaccine shipments also need health care workers and infrastructure to administer them.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Dr. Vanessa Kerry, CEO of Seed Global Health, about the summit.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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