Covid-19 vaccine sharing must become ‘reality’, with ‘aggressive and ambitious action’ needed to reach 40% coverage – WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on the states and companies controlling the Covid vaccine supply chain to prioritize jabs for the global COVAX scheme in order to make the 40% coverage target a “reality.”

Covid-19 vaccine sharing must become ‘reality’, with ‘aggressive and ambitious action’ needed to reach 40% coverage – WHO chief
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Covid-19 vaccine sharing must become ‘reality’, with ‘aggressive and ambitious action’ needed to reach 40% coverage – WHO chief

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