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WHO calls for global pause on COVID-19 vaccine boosters

CA, 05 Aug 2021
The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 vaccine boosters until at least the end of September.

The move is to ensure that at least 10 per cent of the population of every country is vaccinated, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.

As Global’s Jamie Mauracher reports, the call to stop COVID-19 vaccine boosters is the strongest yet from the UN agency, as the gap between inoculation rates in wealthy and poor countries widens.

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