‘Travesty’ that some nations unable to start vaccinations – WHO

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GENEVA (Reuters) – It is a travesty that some countries still have not had enough access to vaccines to begin inoculating health workers and the most vulnerable people against COVID-19, the head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

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“Scaling up production and equitable distribution remains the major barrier to ending the acute stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference.

“It’s a travesty that in some countries health workers and those at-risk groups remain completely unvaccinated.”

(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay, John Miller; Editing by Peter Graff)





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