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Protesters gather in Cambridge to find vaccine equity in the United Kingdom

Protesters gather in Cambridge to find vaccine equity in the United Kingdom

During the annual fundraising dinner at Columbia Point in Dorchester, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla were honored for their inspired leadership by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

Both businesses have been criticized for limiting vaccination doses to the developing world. Just of the global vaccine supply has gone to low-income countries, while the US has vaccinationted more than 70% of its adult population. President Bidenfaces increased pressure to close the gap with the arrival of the Omicron variant, initially detected in South Africa last week.

Similar demonstrations have been held outside of April, but they have been held in constant competition.

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