WHO chief again calls for third dose of vaccine to be dropped: “I will not remain silent / The world’s poor should not be content with the remnants”
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for it
on Wednesday that countries avoid people receiving the full-dose anti-covid immunization program receiving the third dose of vaccine. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the WHO, has repeatedly called for the doses to be administered at the third booster to be sent to poor countries.
“At the moment, we do not want to see widespread use of booster doses for healthy people who are fully vaccinated,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference. cbsnews.com.
The head of the WHO again calls for the third dose of the vaccine to be dropped: “I will not stay
silent / The world’s poor should not be content with the leftovers ”
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) was upset by the idea that developed countries believe that underdeveloped countries should be content with “leftovers”..
“I will not remain silent when companies and countries that control the global supply of vaccines believe that the world’s poor should be content with the remnants,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
About a month ago, the head of the WHO decreed a moratorium on booster doses by the end of September. More developed countries,
WHO calls for extension of moratorium until end of 2021
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for an extension of the moratorium “at least until the end of 2021” to allow each country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population.
It is known that the WHO constantly supports the need for poor countries to have access to the vaccine.
“WHO’s overall goals remain to help each country immunize the
at least 10% of its population by the end of the month, at least 40% by the end of the year and 70% of the global population by the middle of next year “, said Dr. Tedros.
He said he attended the last meeting of G20 health ministers in Rome on September 5 and 6 and assured them that “they will do their utmost to bring the vaccines needed to reach the 40% target by the end of this year.” year”.
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