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Low, Middle Income Countries' Access To Covid-19 Vaccine Crucial For Economic Recovery: WHO

The access of low and middle-income countries to vaccines against the coronavirus is important to fight the consequences of the pandemic, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday. "As global public goods, COVID vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics must be available on the basis of equitable and affordable access for all, especially for health workers, the elderly and other at risk groups," Tedros said at a panel on COVID-19 vaccines at the Paris Peace Forum. According to the WHO chief, this is not just a moral or a public health imperative but also an economic one, as it is in the interest of each and every country across the world.

News source ~ BW