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WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers' profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it's "not right" that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries and charging that most vaccine makers have targeted locations where "profits are highest."
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WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers' profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it's “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries and charging that most vaccine makers have targeted locations where “profits are highest.”
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus kicked off WHO's week-long executive board meeting - virtually from its headquarters in Geneva - by lamenting that one poor country received a mere 25 vaccine doses while over 39 million...
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