A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP
A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: WHO chief urges ‘massive scale-up’ in vaccine production

  • Director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says shots given have overtaken reported infections, but most have gone to just 10 wealthy countries
  • He suggested vaccine makers take steps to increase supply, including issuing non-exclusive licences to allow other producers to manufacture their jabs

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP
A health care worker prepares a dose of the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the US state of Texas on Friday. Photo: AFP
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