Sunday, June 23, 2024

Topic: Vaccine apartheid

Global disparity in access to essential vaccines, finds WHO report

Limited supply and unequal vaccine distribution means that lower-income countries consistently struggle to access essential inoculations in demand by wealthier countries, according to the latest Global Vaccine Market Report, released on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

South African scientists replicate Moderna vaccine

South African scientists have created a close replica of Moderna's mRNA-based coronavirus vaccine without any assistance from the U.S. pharmaceutical giant, a development that could have massive implications for the fight against global vaccine apartheid.

UK threw out 600,000+ Covid vaccine doses in August

The government of the United Kingdom threw out more than 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in August after they expired unused, a revelation that came...

UNGA: African leaders condemn “vaccine apartheid”

Addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) via video conference, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that vaccines are "the...