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WHO chief warns of ‘moral failure’ as coronavirus vaccine rollout favours wealthier nations




The head of the World Health Organization has criticised inequalities in the global coronavirus vaccine rollout, saying it was “not right” that younger adults in wealthy countries were getting vaccinated before older people or healthcare workers in poorer countries.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also hit out at the profiteering of drug companies, accusing vaccine makers of targeting locations where “profits are highest.”

Dr Tedros kicked off the WHO’s week-long executive board meeting — which is…

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