Biden to convene virtual virus summit on fringe of UN


Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 18-09-2021 01:40 IST | Created: 18-09-2021 01:40 IST
Biden to convene virtual virus summit on fringe of UN
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U.S. President Joe Biden will convene a virtual summit devoted to increasing global vaccinations Wednesday on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the White House said on Friday.

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States will be asking participants to commit to "a higher level of ambition" on enhancing equitable access to vaccines and getting shots in arms and taking other steps to address the pandemic.

(Reporting By Steve Holland Editing by Chris Reese)

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