A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP
A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO’s Covid-19 plan to vaccinate poorer nations faces ‘high risk’ of failure: report

  • The WHO plans to deliver some 2 billion vaccine doses to poor and middle-income countries, mostly in Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • But internal documents suggest the scheme is beset by factors including supply risks and a lack of funds, potentially leaving poorer nations with no vaccine access until 2024

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP
A volunteer receives an injection in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in Johannesburg. Photo: AP
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