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Five steps to vaccine equity

The inovative pharmaceutical industry commit to urgently advance COVID-19 vaccine equity to ensure vaccine doses reach priority populations worldwide through Five Steps This link will open in a new window: dose sharing, the elimination of trade barriers, country readiness, optimized production and further innovation.

Gavi signs an agreement with Johnson & Johnson This link will open in a new window for supply of its COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX.

2UNICEF signs a long-term agreement with Moderna This link will open in a new window for the supply of up to 34 million doses in 2021 and 466 million doses in 2022.

The industry joins forces with governments to prioritize the development of new COVID-19 vaccines and develop a plan to deploy high-quality diagnostics, vaccines and treatments in just 100 days This link will open in a new window after a new pandemic threat is identified.

Pfizer and BioNTech announce This link will open in a new window they will provide the US government with 500 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for donation and distribution amongst the world's most resource-limited nations.

Pfizer and Zipline partner to design and test delivery solutions This link will open in a new window, such as drone delivery and thermal shipping containers, that can safely and effectively distribute COVID-19 vaccines in difficult-to-reach areas.

Sanofi launches a vaccine mRNA Center of Excellence This link will open in a new window and announces annual investments of approximately €400 million to accelerate the development and delivery of next-generation vaccines.

CEPI and COVAX partners launch the COVAX Marketplace This link will open in a new window to match buyers and sellers of critical manufacturing supplies and speed up global access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Pfizer and BioNTech sign a letter of intent with Biovac, a South African pharmaceutical company, to manufacture the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for distribution within the African Union (AU).

The AU, the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust, and UNICEF announce a partnership This link will open in a new window to ensure procurement and delivery of vaccines to AU Member States.

Novavax and the Serum Institute of India announce This link will open in a new window regulatory submissions to regulatory agencies and file for WHO Emergency Use listing.

Rwanda receives the first 100,000 COVID-19 doses This link will open in a new window of the 500 million provided by Pfizer and BioNTech to the US government for donation and distribution.