Rich countries with less than 14% of the population have already reserved 51% of the vaccines against Covid-19 - Plataforma Media

Rich countries with less than 14% of the population have already reserved 51% of the vaccines against Covid-19

Agreements with leading pharmaceutical companies ignore effort made by WHO’s Covax Facility, which advocates global equality in vaccination against the new coronavirus

In the middle of the race for a vaccine against Covid-19, some countries like the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada have gone ahead and have already started to vaccinate their populations.

The one chosen by everyone so far is the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine, the first to disclose efficacy results and to obtain a registration from a regulatory agency following the usual protocols. Other countries, such as Russia and China, have already started emergency vaccination for part of their populations, with immunizers still under study.

Read more in portuguese at Folha de S.Paulo.

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