WHO chief says 'clear problem' poorer nations not getting COVID-19 vaccines yet
GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a 'clear problem' that low and middle income countries are not yet receiving supplies of COVID-19 vaccines. 'Rich countries have the majority of the supply,' WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news briefing in Geneva, adding that he urged countries and manufacturers to stop making bilateral deals at the expense of the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility.
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GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a "clear problem" that low and middle income countries are not yet receiving supplies of COVID-19 vaccines.
"Rich countries have the majority of the supply," WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news briefing in Geneva, adding that he urged countries and manufacturers to stop making bilateral deals at the expense of the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility.
(Reporting by Emma Farge and Matthias Blamont; Editing by Alex Richardson)
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