Head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Greesus raised the desired number of drugs for vaccination of 70 percent of the Earth’s population. He stressed that the disproportion in the distribution of vaccine from Coronavirus caused a “global catastrophe”, but there is still an opportunity to correct the situation, it is reported on the organization’s website.
Gebresus said that WHO approved a new strategy for vaccination most of the entire population of the Earth against COVID-19 and the struggle against the uneven distribution of vaccines. The program is designed until mid-2022.
According to the strategy goals, 40 percent of the world’s population should be vaccinated by the end of the current year, 70 percent. For this you need 11 billion doses of vaccines, Graybases added. He believes that the pace of drugs make it possible to achieve the goals.
“Science played an important role, giving us powerful tools to rescue lives faster than during any other outbreak in history. However, the concentration of these funds in the hands of several countries and companies led to a global catastrophe when rich countries are protected, and poor remains We are vulnerable to a deadly virus, “said CEO of WHO.
To implement vaccination plans for 2021 and 2022, Gebresus called “to bring out the” current level of political actions and cooperation.