WHO: Poorer nations to get first 40 million vaccines next month
31 January 2021 | 10:34 am
Pfizer-BioNTech will ship the first 40 million coronavirus vaccines to poorer nations next month. The WHO's COVAX scheme is aimed at 20% of vulnerable populations this year.
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