World has entered stage of "vaccine apartheid" - WHO head
ZURICH, May 17 (Reuters) - The world has reached a situation of "vaccine apartheid", World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday, and was no longer just at risk of that status.
"The big problem is a lack of sharing. So the solution is more sharing," he told a virtual Paris Peace Forum event.
Earlier, he called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to make shots available to the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility sooner than planned due to a supply shortfall left by Indian export disruptions. read more
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