China to donate 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to developing countries by end of 2021, says Xi Jinping

China will donate 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to developing countries by the end of 2021, Chinese president Xi Jinping said on Thursday in an announcement reported by Chinese state news agency Xinhua.Xi made the pledge in a virtual summit with the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa – which together with China make up the BRICS alliance of emerging economies.As well as unveiling the vaccine donation pledge, Xi used the platform to trumpet the BRICS coalition as an…