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U.S. to donate extra 500 million COVID vaccines

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By Issam Ahmed and Sebastian Smith

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There's definitely no supply shortage anymore.

They got vats full of this stuff.

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Good for the US. The US likely has an abundance due to anti science “conservative” anti-vaxxers who are to selfish to think of others.

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*too selfish

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There's definitely no supply shortage anymore.

Yeah, too many brainless selfish morons refuse to do the right thing and get vaccinated. As a result the rest of us have to suffer.

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Donate? But I kept hearing about how it’s all a scam just to make money for Big Pharna.

Is this the new scam, Big Charity? Is it that Bill Gates and his microchips again?

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The pledge from Biden at the summit, held virtually from the White House, brings the total U.S. commitment of donated vaccines to 1.1 billion -- more than the rest of the world combined.

Good, and these vaccines are tested and approved with publicly available test data.

They are not the fake stuff that Russia and China are peddling as vaccines!

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Biden got enough on his plate, to deal with, if you are head of a country, you should not expect others to solve, your problem, Biden was not elected President of the World

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They got vats full of this stuff.

True, the Vietnamese, for example, have vats of Sino-Vac. The problem is that they don't want it. They want the superior Western products. Hence, Biden's policy is not just a fantastic humanitarian move but a powerful way of further undermining China's floundering vaccine diplomacy.

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Donate? But I kept hearing about how it’s all a scam just to make money for Big Pharna.

Well if you are vaccinated you won't need any of the many alternative "cures" being pedaled by the anti-vaxxer mob.

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Donate? But I kept hearing about how it’s all a scam just to make money for Big Pharna

Pfizer isn't donated anything, the taxpayer is.

Pfizer is still getting paid $120 per shot... from you, every month out of your paycheck.

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"proving that you can take care of your own, while helping others as well."

The above is nice to hear , a sharp contrast to the America first-ers and other extreme right jingoists's motto of "I've got mine, screw you", which has ben the approach taken by the compassion-free, privileged castes for centuries.

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Bush, more like 15 dollars a vac

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Pfizer isn't donated anything, the taxpayer is.

Pfizer is still getting paid $120 per shot... from you, every month out of your paycheck.

I think it’s great that anti vaxxers aren’t being discriminated against with this.

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Good on Biden for doing this.

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The world needs about 9 billion more jabs. 500 million is a start. Need to get the rich countries of the world to purchase and distribute the required amount. We are all in this together.

A fully vaccinated world population protects the United States.

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Nice move: get rid of expiring stuff and score some political points along the way, make you look all caring-like

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When America donates billions in cash the corrupt leaders put it in their bank accounts.

Hopefully the corrupt leaders don’t take the doses and sell them.

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Yes, but it is in America's best interests to get the world vaccinated as well.

Complete and utter nonsense, this is just another way to add another type of tax on the American people to pay for it all.

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there nothing "for free" in this world.so yes there are "no donations" of vaccines as in fact taxpayers from others countries have paid for it while their governments were busy to pay "right prices" to vaccine producers.

btw that photo is amazing,true "world leader"... :)

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"...anti science “conservative” anti-vaxxers"

lol. Yeah, just look at Ground Zero for the pandemic in the US: New York City. Turns out those "conservative anti-vaxxers" are actually the perennially Democrat-voting African American community, of which fewer than half have bothered to get the jabs! Or, perhaps all those "conservative anti-vaxxers" are...young? lol. "Vaccine coverage among young adults has been lower and increasing more slowly over time, compared to other age groups, according to a report published recently by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." But remind me again: which party do "People Of Color" and young people supposedly habitually support again? (Sorry to step on your hamfisted, one-size-fits-all narrative, by the way!)

The spending in the US today is absolutely out of control! I know there's a pandemic, but holy moly, we're heading for a financial collapse, and fast!

Case in point: I readily received two vax shots because my livelihood required that I get them. Along the way, I received: two free government shots, plus two free gift baskets worth 20 USD each from the store I was getting vaxed in...followed by a 50 USD voucher for groceries received days after registering my "vax passport" online! All thanks to ".gov" That's what...cost of two doses plus 90 USD...for one guy who doesn't even live in country? Now, multiply these costs out...

Oh by the way, leftists, I and everyone else in the People's Republic of California HAD to show ID in order to get our vaxes over in our Democrat-dominated state...unlike say when doing far less important things like, oh I don't know, voting? (How is it OK for Democrats to refuse life saving vaccines to those who don't show ID, but NOT when voting, again?! And why is NO ONE AT ALL screaming about this "racist Jim-Crow-Era attempt to stop People Of Color from getting jabbed?!")

(Answer: the Left's "logic" when it comes to "fair elections", like everything else, is simply indefensible.)

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The most daily deaths from COVID since March in the USA.

might want to focus on your own people and own country first.

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> P. SmithToday  07:12 am JST

Good for the US. The US likely has an abundance due to anti science “conservative” anti-vaxxers who are to selfish to think of others.

If the sheep and dum-dums want to believe these anti-vaxxer lies, let them go ahead at their at their own risk but prohibit them from major events. No Typhoid Marys allowed!

As for donating the excesses that is a generous thing for the US to do. There's no room for politics here, we are all in the same boat. And this is another step for

Making America Great Again.

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might want to focus on your own people and own country first.

It is evident by the constant flood of illegal immigration and the lines of buses chartered by the government to move them as quickly as possible to swing states that the Dems care nothing about the well being of the people. They care about power over the lives of others. All this talk anti-vaxxers by the Left is a joke when not a one will speak out against the right given to illegal immigrants to reject vaccination - immediately after breaking the law AND being promised a subsidized living in some small town somewhere in America. It’s a cruel joke on every hard working citizen who has tried to live by the rules and better their communities and country.

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Bush, more like 15 dollars a vac

Ok, times 500 million = $7 billion

The US taxpayer just "donated" $7 billion to Pfizer.

Pfizer lobbyists will "donate" a bit of that back to the Democrats in a brown envelope.

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It's an empty promise. Try as he might, Joe Biden does not have a blank check to spend billions of dollars innoculating the 3rd World. He'll have to get this past Congress, a Congress already squirming at his free for all budget giveaways.

He is desperately trying to save face after his humiliating debacle running from the Taliban.

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Yrral

Biden got enough on his plate, to deal with, if you are head of a country, you should not expect others to solve, your problem, Biden was not elected President of the World

Yes, but it is in America's best interests to get the world vaccinated as well.

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Blacklabel

The most daily deaths from COVID since March in the USA.

might want to focus on your own people and own country first.

Yeah, but for some reason, nobody in his own country wants these vaccines!

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