An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP
An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Rich nations, drug makers promise to close yawning vaccine gaps

  • Just one per cent of some 1.53 billion doses have so far gone to Africa, WHO tells G20 summit on the pandemic
  • Pfizer and BioNTech pledged to make available 1 billion cut-price vaccines this year to poorer countries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP
An elderly woman gets vaccinated against Covid-19 in Pretoria, South Africa: Photo: AFP
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