Disruption to global immunization system could delay COVID-19 vaccinations

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By Stephanie Nebehay and John Miller

Massive disruptions to global immunisation programmes from the COVID-19 pandemic have health experts fearful that much of the developing world will not be able to get a vaccine for the new coronavirus, even once one is ready.

U.N. agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday that 80 million children in at least 68 countries may be at risk of diphtheria, measles and polio because routine immunisation efforts have been thrown into disarray by travel restrictions, delivery delays, and parents’ fear...


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Disruption to global immunization system could delay COVID-19 vaccinations


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