G20, EU discuss how to recover from COVID-19 pandemic, prevent it happening again- Technology News, Firstpost
Agence France-PresseMay 21, 2021 16:22:39 IST
G20 leaders, the European Union, and institutions around the world will meet on Friday to host a virtual summit on how to recover from a coronavirus pandemic and, ultimately, how to prevent a recurrence. The EU will announce a new initiative to support local manufacturing in Africa as leaders emphasize the importance of expanding vaccination efforts, including through the Covax Vaccine Sharing Program.
However, the final declaration does not support the controversial idea of a temporary global abandonment of patent protection for the coronavirus vaccine.
Leaders have also agreed to a set of guidelines on how to prevent the recurrence of the crisis, from investing in the global health system to improving data exchange and improving monitoring of human and animal diseases, according to EU and Italian officials. I do.