G20 leaders vow to ensure affordable, equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines

G20 leaders vow to ensure affordable, equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines

NEW DELHI: Leaders of the G20, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, asserted that they will spare no effort to ensure affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines for all, while also pledging to use all possible policy tools to protect people's lives, jobs, and incomes in the wake of the pandemic. In the G20 Riyadh Summit Leaders Declaration issued at the conclusion of the conference of the world's top 20 economies, the leaders said that while the global economy experienced a sharp contraction in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, global economic activity has partially picked up as "our economies gradually reopened and the positive impact of our significant policy actions started to materialize".

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