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A year ago, scores of countries committed to COVAX, the program set up to deliver COVID-19 vaccines equitably to every corner of the planet. Now the initiative is falling short of its goals.

Facing a 25% cut to COVAX’s supply forecast for the year, its partners are calling on countries that already have enough doses to give up their place in the queue. They also want vaccine-makers to be more transparent about their supply arrangements to ensure developing countries aren’t being disadvantaged.

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