Two vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFETwo vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFE
Two vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFE

WHO urges countries to gamble on shared coronavirus vaccine search

  • World Health Organisation chief pleads for investment in ACT-Accelerator programme that aims to beat Covid-19
  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says cost is ‘tiny fraction’ compared to pouring trillions into stimulus packages as pandemic ravages world economy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Two vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFETwo vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFE
Two vials containing a new Russian Covid-19 vaccine, which is not in the WHO-led ACT-Accelerator programme. Photo: Russian Direct Investment Fund handout via EPA-EFE
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