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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 77496, tabled on 18 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Government's press release of 11 June 2021, UK to donate 100 million surplus coronavirus vaccine doses to the world within the next year, how many of the doses sent have been administered to individuals living in lower- and middle-income countries as of 18 November 2021.

Answered on

23 November 2021

To date, 10.7 million doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccine, donated by the UK, have arrived in low and middle income countries and have been, or are in the process of being, rolled out. COVAX has agreed to accept a further 20 million Astra Zeneca doses from the UK. COVAX are in the process of allocating and delivering these doses.

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