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.
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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