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Trump Administration Opts Out Of International Coronavirus Vaccine Effort

The Trump administration announced this week it will not take part in an international effort to test, produce and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 170 countries are in talks to participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (Covax) Facility, which aims to speed vaccine supplies.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with STAT reporter Helen Branswell about the president’s decision to opt out of the global effort.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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