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    Canada to Donate Around 18 Million Extra AstraZeneca Doses to Countries in Need

    Canada will be donating 17.7 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to other countries. The federal ministers said they would be helping low and middle-income countries. This will be part of the COVAX global vaccine-sharing initiative that was co-organized by the WHO, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and Gavi, and The Vaccine Alliance.

    The program requires wealthier countries to provide vaccines to low and middle-income countries to ensure they have access to vaccines. This new announcement of delivering vaccines is an additional donation as the Canadian government committed to donating $440 million to COVAX. 

    The federal government will also be partnering with UNICEF to encourage Canadians to contribute $10 which will help donate vaccine doses. Every donation made by a Canadian will be matched by the federal government, up to a maximum of $10 million. The campaign will end on September 6 and people can donate through UNICEF.

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