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10% Of Population Must Be Vaccinated In Every Country By September: WHO Chief



The WHO and others created a global vaccine-sharing programme, but it has faced supply shortages (File)


The World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday called for a huge global effort to ensure that 10 percent of the population in every country is vaccinated against COVID-19 by September.

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for a “massive push to vaccinate at least 10 percent of the population of every country by September”, in a speech at the opening of the UN health agency’s main annual assembly.

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