US donates 500 million doses of vaccine unconditionally
President Joe Biden pledged to provide 500 million doses of vaccine to the world’s poorest countries without requiring any strings attached. “The United States will provide half a billion doses (vaccines) without any strings attached,” Biden said. “There’s no pressure for support or concessions that come with it, we’re doing this to support humanity,” Biden said.
Africa lacks a serious Covid-19 vaccine
African countries currently lack about 700 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the context of the number of new infections showing no signs of decreasing. In South Africa, the continent’s richest country, only 0.8% of the population is vaccinated. Hundreds of health workers in this country still have not received any vaccinations.
Trump’s wishes for Biden
Recently, former President Donald Trump sent his best wishes to current President Joe Biden: “Good luck to Biden in meeting with Russian President Putin, don’t fall asleep in the meeting. And please send Putin a respectful greeting. Best!”. Last year, while running for office, Mr. Trump nicknamed his opponent “Nodding Joe” and repeatedly asserted that Biden had dementia.
Biden’s gift to British Prime Minister
On the eve of the G7 summit, the US and British leaders met. Mr. Biden presented British Prime Minister Boris John Son with a bicycle and helmet made to order by Bilenky Cycle Works. The White House said the gift was “a gesture of friendship and in recognition of their shared interest in cycling”.
The man who slapped the French president was sentenced to 18 months in prison
Damien Tarel has been jailed for 18 months by a court after slapping President Emmanuel Macron. Accordingly, Tarel’s slap is “completely unacceptable” and is an “intentional act of violence”.
G7 donates 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the world
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said G7 leaders will agree to expand global production of COVID-19 vaccines to provide at least 1 billion doses of vaccine to the world through sharing and funding mechanisms. The UK, the host country of the G7 conference, has announced it will donate at least 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine within the next year, with priority given to the poorest countries, of which 5 million doses will start rolling out in the coming weeks. 25 million doses by the end of the year.