COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters
COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Global vaccine equity threatened by national self-interest, says UN

  • ‘No one, no country will be safe until everybody is safe,’ says UN Secretary General
  • 78 self-financing countries have publicly announced intent to join COVAX but China and the US have not signed up

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters
COVAX is a collective UN initiative that pools resources to support manufacturing capacity and secure the buying of vaccine doses. Countries have until September 18 to sign up and must pay by October 9. Photo: Reuters
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