WHO sees poorer countries getting first Covid vaccines this quarter

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The first modest batches of coronavirus vaccines are expected to go out under the COVAX scheme for poorer countries in the first quarter of this year, the top World Health Organization scientist said on Friday.

“In the second and third quarters off this year is when we are really going to start seeing volumes,” Soumya Swaminathan told a virtual briefing in Geneva.

The COVAX facility – backed by the WHO, GAVI the vaccine alliance and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations – has raised $6 billion so far and ordered 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines with options...


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WHO sees poorer countries getting first Covid vaccines this quarter


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