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WHO urges rich countries to donate more Covid vaccine to poorer countries
May 15, 2021

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed to wealthy countries to scrap plans to inoculate young people with COVID-19 vaccine in favor of donating it to poorer countries.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a virtual coronavirus meeting in Geneva urged the countries to donate vaccines to developing countries.

A WHO official said negotiations are underway to get the US to share doses with poorer countries to help ensure all countries are adequately protected.