The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP
The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP

Coronavirus variants add to Covax challenge of fair vaccine distribution

  • Biggest vaccination programme in history is on track, says development chief, but the challenges are huge with no time to lose
  • Rise of variant strains of the virus is adding to the complexity but no reason yet to change delivery plans

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The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP
The Covax Facility, a WHO-led partnership to deliver equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries, says it is on track to provide 2 billion doses or more. Pictured is a woman walking past a mural in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 21. Photo: AP
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