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If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study
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If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study

Global supply chains that are vital to industry will continue to be disrupted so long as the virus remains a force.

No country is an island: COVAX's collective approach towards COVID-19 vaccines the only way to go
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No country is an island: COVAX's collective approach towards COVID-19 vaccines the only way to go

COVAX is co-led by vaccine alliance – GAVI, the CEPI and the WHO and has 190 participating economies.

WHO chief says unfair COVID-19 vaccine distribution risks causing 'catastrophic moral failure'
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WHO chief says unfair COVID-19 vaccine distribution risks causing 'catastrophic moral failure'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said one poor country received a mere 25 vaccine doses while over 39 million doses have been administered in nearly 50 richer nations

Dummy's guide to how trade rules affects the access to COVID-19 vaccines
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Dummy's guide to how trade rules affects the access to COVID-19 vaccines

There is an urgent need to clarify public interest and public health exceptions to TRIPS intellectual property rights.

COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccine rollout in several nations: WHO
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COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccine rollout in several nations: WHO

Scientists estimate that a vaccination rate of about 70% is needed for herd immunity, where entire populations are protected against an infection

WHO-GAVI-CEPI alliance to get poorest countries access to COVID-19 vaccines within weeks
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WHO-GAVI-CEPI alliance to get poorest countries access to COVID-19 vaccines within weeks

She also warned that prospective recipients should be aware it is not uncommon to feel unwell or have a sore arm after receiving a shot.

COVID-19 vaccine delivery to poor countries will start in early 2021, says WHO chief
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COVID-19 vaccine delivery to poor countries will start in early 2021, says WHO chief

Almost two billion doses of candidate vaccines have been secured for the Covax facility, created by the UN health agency, to ensure fair access

Fifth of the world's population may not have access to COVID-19 vaccine till 2022: Johns Hopkins
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Fifth of the world's population may not have access to COVID-19 vaccine till 2022: Johns Hopkins

Wealthy nations have pre-ordered just over half of the vaccine doses expected to be produced by the 13 leading developers next year.

African health official blasts 'terrible' vaccine inequality; high-income nations oppose proposal to waive IP rules
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African health official blasts 'terrible' vaccine inequality; high-income nations oppose proposal to waive IP rules

A small group of high-income countries and their trading partners, including the EU, US, Brazil, Canada, Japan and the UK Thursday opposed South Africa and India's request to waive some intellectual property rules to allow for faster, easier access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world

WHO's COVAX facility aims to have 500 mn Covid-19 vaccine doses ready by early 2021
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WHO's COVAX facility aims to have 500 mn Covid-19 vaccine doses ready by early 2021

Pfizer and BioNtech are currently in late stages of talks with the WHO to join the COVAX vaccine alliance.

SII on track to meet need for 30-40 cr vaccine doses by July, says Adar Poonawalla after Modi visit
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SII on track to meet need for 30-40 cr vaccine doses by July, says Adar Poonawalla after Modi visit

Poonawalla also said the SII is in the process of applying for an emergency usage licence, and that he has discussed an implementation plan with Prime Minister Modi during his visit to its Pune facility on Saturday

G-20 summit begins at Dubai; world leaders urge united response to coronavirus
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G-20 summit begins at Dubai; world leaders urge united response to coronavirus

While G-20 countries have contributed billions of dollars toward developing a vaccine for the virus, they have also mostly focused on securing their own vaccine supplies

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauds Narendra Modi’s ‘strong commitment’ to COVID vaccine development
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WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauds Narendra Modi’s ‘strong commitment’ to COVID vaccine development

The PM and world health body chief discussed the value of traditional medicinal systems, with the latter appreciating India’s Ayushman Bharat scheme and campaign against tuberculosis

China joins coronavirus vaccine alliance COVAX, with four candidates in late-stage human trials
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China joins coronavirus vaccine alliance COVAX, with four candidates in late-stage human trials

China had initially declined to join the alliance, missing the global deadline to join in September.

China joins coronavirus vaccine alliance; signs agreement with GAVI after missing September deadline
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China joins coronavirus vaccine alliance; signs agreement with GAVI after missing September deadline

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the step has been taken to ensure ‘equitable distribution of vaccines, especially to developing countries’

Trump administration said that the US won't join global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine
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Trump administration said that the US won't join global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine

More than 150 countries are setting up the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility but Trump claims the WHO is in need of reform and is influenced by China.

US to skip global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine, says 'won't be constrained by corrupt WHO'
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US to skip global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine, says 'won't be constrained by corrupt WHO'

In early April, Trump blasted the agency, saying they "called it wrong" on COVID-19, that the WHO was "very China-centric" in its approach

WHO urges all countries to join COVAX to ensure everyone has access to safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine
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WHO urges all countries to join COVAX to ensure everyone has access to safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine will be allocated in two phases with all countries getting doses simultaneously while the second phase will take each countries' threat level into account.

GAVI vaccine alliance looking at range of prices for COVID-19 shots, sets cap of $40 per dose
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GAVI vaccine alliance looking at range of prices for COVID-19 shots, sets cap of $40 per dose

Seth Berkley, chief executive of the GAVI vaccine alliance, said they're aiming for tiered pricing for richer and poorer countries to ensure fair global access to COVID-19 shots

GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join 'COVAX' — COVID-19 vaccine access facility
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GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join 'COVAX' — COVID-19 vaccine access facility

The 75 countries, which would finance the vaccines from public budgets, will partner with up to 90 poorer countries to provide them with access.