France will donate another 10 million vaccines against COVID-19 to African Union (AU) countries, as part of its commitment to share at least 60 million by the At the end of the year, the information is advanced by the French authorities.According to Notícias ao Minuto, the French presidency said that the vaccines from AstraZeneca and Pfizer will be delivered during the next three months, as part of the initiative of the African Fund for the Acquisition of Vaccines (AVAT), launched by the AU, and the Covax mechanism, promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure global access to vaccines. “The pandemic can only be overcome through intense cooperation between multilateral, regional and national actors “, explained the French President, Emmanuel Macron, quoted by Lusa. In turn, the President of South Africa and President of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa, describes the action as “a strong and welcome gesture of human solidarity and political cooperation, at a time when the world needs it.” Ramaphosa said further, “A safer and healthier Africa is an essential condition for the same to happen in the world as a whole.” African Union Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa has recorded 194,823 deaths and 7,741,917 infected due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

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