Novel coronavirus pneumonia: the world’s official account of the novel coronavirus vaccine: the World Health Organization: the world has been vaccinated with 5 billion 500 million doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine 80% in the high-income and middle income countries.
On the 8 day, the who held a new cap pneumonia conference.
The director general of the World Health Organization, Tak Desai, said that the world has been vaccinated with 5 billion 500 million doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine.
80 per cent of them are in high-income and upper middle-income countries.
Who hopes that all countries will vaccinate at least 10% of their population with the novel coronavirus vaccine by the end of this month, at least 40% of the population will be vaccinated with the novel coronavirus vaccine by the end of this year, and 70% of the world’s population will be vaccinated with the novel coronavirus vaccine by the middle of next year.
At present, nearly 90% of high-income countries have reached the goal of vaccinating 10% of their population with novel coronavirus vaccine, and more than 70% of high-income countries have vaccinated 40% of their population with novel coronavirus vaccine, but no low-income country has reached these two goals.
Tan Desai pointed out that this is not the fault of low-income countries, but that vaccine manufacturers give priority to the implementation of agreements with rich countries, resulting in the lack of access to vaccines in low-income countries.
Tan Desai said that the vaccine authorized by the WHO for emergency use is safe and effective in preventing severe illness and death, and is also effective for the delta strain of the novel coronavirus variant virus.
Some countries with high vaccination rates have reopened their societies and have no serious burden on their health systems, but countries with low vaccination rates continue to have high mortality rates.
Previously, high-income countries had promised to donate more than 1 billion doses of vaccine, but only realized less than 15% of them.
Tandesay called for equitable distribution of vaccines rather than giving priority to the wealthiest countries.
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