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The United States is pushing global leaders to endorse what it calls ambitious targets for ending the COVID-19 pandemic, including ensuring 70% of the world’s population is vaccinated against the virus by 2022, according to a draft U.S. document viewed by Reuters on Tuesday.

The three-page outline is addressed to countries, international organizations and private sector groups invited to a virtual COVID-19 summit planned by the United States on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly beginning this week.

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