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scmp - 17 days ago

Coronavirus: Covax vaccine shortfall puts pressure on rich nations to act

A year ago, scores of countries committed to the Covax Facility, a programme set up to deliver Covid-19 vaccines equitably to every corner of the planet. Now the initiative is falling short of its goals.Facing a 25 per cent cut to Covax’s supply forecast for the year, its partners are calling on countries that already have enough doses to give up their place in the queue. They also want vaccine makers to be more transparent about their supply arrangements to ensure developing countries are not…


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