Tag Archives: COVAX

India COVID disaster: Layla Moran calls for UK to begin donating vaccines through COVAX immediately

Embed from Getty Images

The Liberal Democrats have written to the Prime Minister calling for the UK to begin donating vaccines through the COVAX programme immediately.

The letter, co-signed by all the party’s MPs and spearheaded by Layla Moran, echoes calls the party made to join COVAX as part of a ‘parallel rollout’ back in February. With the situation in India now worsening, the urgency of the call has intensified.

It also highlighted how aid cuts are making the global situation worse and called for a number of other proactive measures such as safely accelerating approval processes in regulatory bodies.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , and | 13 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • John Roffey
    Since there is not really much to discuss now until the results are in - let's be optimistic and take a look at the history [until 1985] of Sir Edward's likely ...
  • Michael 1
    "Yes, if it makes you feel good, go out and vote..." No I've given up - the Government always gets in! --- As I say I appreciate that you have done yo...
  • John Marriott
    @Michael 1 You can be sarcastic if you want. I don’t do cold calling. In fact, we used to be advised that it could be a can of worms. As you can probably gue...
  • Michael 1
    @John Marriott "where I am prepared to travel miles to support candidates I do not know, I shall be taking a rain check tomorrow." Stop Press:.... News ju...
  • Little Jackie Paper
    'Or do we vote because we passionately believe in democracy and we want to be part of the civic process?' I did. I expect I've cast my last vote. Civics ha...