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WHO fears 'vaccine nationalism' as world seeks Covid-19 inoculation
Business Standard | 19/08/2020 08:16 AM | Click to read full article
Nations that hoard possible Covid-19 vaccines while excluding others will deepen the pandemic, World Health Organization chief said on Tuesday.
The WHO has an August 31 deadline to set terms of its "COVAX Global Vaccines Facility" for sharing vaccine hopefuls between wealthy and developing nations. It also raised concerns that the pandemic's spread was being driven now by younger people, many of whom were unaware they were infected, posing a danger to vulnerable groups.