The Heat: U.S. pledges more vaccines, calls on world leaders

The Heat

Featured Video Play IconU.S. President Joe Biden and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield participate in a virtual coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Summit as part of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from the South Court Auditorium in the White House complex in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

U.S. President Joe Biden called on world leaders Wednesday to “go big” in the global effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a virtual summit on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Biden said the challenge now is to help vaccinate the world, saying “We’re not going to solve this crisis with half measures.”
CGTN’s Jim Spellman reports.

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Joining the discussion:

  • Ravina Kullar is a global infectious diseases expert and epidemiologist.
  • Krishna Udayakumar is the director of the Duke Global Health Innovation Center.
  • Hilary Brueck is the health and science correspondent for Insider.
  • Gabriel Ehrlich is the director of research seminar in quantitative economics at the University of Michigan 

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