The US government will send 25-million Covid-19 vaccine doses to foreign countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, the first time the Biden administration has shared shots it could have used at home.

Through the World Health Organization-backed Covax programme, the US plans to distribute 6-million shots to Central and South America, 7-million to Asia including hard-hit India and 5-million to Africa, the White House said in a statement...

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