Coronavirus outpacing vaccine effort, says WHO, after G7 doses pledge

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus joins other health figures in criticising G7 countries for offering too little, too late

The World Health Organization has warned that Covid-19 is moving faster than the vaccines, and said the vow by G7 countries to share a billion doses with poorer nations was simply not enough.

“This is a big help, but we need more, and we need them faster. Right now, the virus is moving faster than the global distribution of vaccines,” World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists. “More than 10,000 people are dying every day … these communities need vaccines, and they need them now, not next year.”

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