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WHO calls for moratorium on vaccine booster shots: COVID updates

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2021-09-08 18:47:48
USA TODAY
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The head of the World Health Organization called Wednesday for a moratorium on using coronavirus booster shots until the end of the year — or longer.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that low- and lower-middle income countries cannot be “the second or third priority” for COVID-19 vaccines, saying their health workers, older people and other at-risk groups have the same right to be protected as those in wealthier countries.

“I will not stay silent when the companies and countries that control the global supply of vaccines think the world’s poor should be satisfied with leftovers,” Tedros said.

 

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