After it started Large-scale vaccination campaigns In many rich countries, including the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom, the World Health Organization announced on Thursday that poor countries will begin receiving the first vaccines against coronavirus from late January to mid-February.
WHO vaccination officer Kate O’Brien said: Kovacs Project Contracts are being made to buy two billion vaccines, with the first levels starting to come in the coming weeks.
The international “Kovax” program, launched by the World Health Organization with the support of the “Alliance for Vaccines”, aims to ensure equal access to vaccines against Kovit-19.
It also seeks to provide adequate immunization for 20% of the population in all participating countries by the end of the year.
More than two billion volumes
Responding to a question on when low-income African countries will begin to benefit from these vaccines, O’Brien said during a discussion organized by the World Health Organization on the Internet that the Kovacs program could “provide more than two billion vaccines, and that we will begin providing these vaccines mostly in January” Late or of course early or mid-February. “
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued its first emergency approval on December 31, since the outbreak of the Govt-19 epidemic of the Pfizer / Pionic vaccine, paving the way for countries to seek expeditious use of the vaccine.
It is noteworthy that to date the organization has confirmed that 63 candidate vaccines have been selected for humans, 21 of which have reached the final stage of extensive testing. In addition, a further 172 vaccines have been developed in laboratories and are being tested.