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Australia and Pacific Island Leaders Talk About CCP Virus Vaccine Roll Out

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Australia and Pacific Island Leaders Talk About CCP Virus Vaccine Roll Out

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On Wednesday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will join fellow Pacific leaders at a virtual retreat to discuss the region’s response to the CCP virus pandemic. The online forum will see 17 leaders from the Pacific, whose security and prosperity are intertwined, come together to address the health and economic challenges posed by the pandemic. “The economic cost of the pandemic has been severe for the Pacific region,” Morrison said in a statement on Wednesday. “Australia is proud to be supporting our Pacific family to maintain a resilient, sustainable and secure region as we also manage the impacts of the pandemic at home.” Australia has committed $200 million to help deliver the roll-out of vaccines to the region. This is in addition to $80 million for the Gavi COVAX Facility’s Advance Market Commitment which provides vaccines to the highest-risk groups in eligible countries, including in the Pacific. “I look forward to discussing …

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