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Covid-19: is the appearance of variants linked to insufficient vaccination in poor countries?

2021-12-03T17:04:29.483Z

THE VERIFICATION - This is what the representatives of the WHO claim, and the Omicron variant would confirm it. But new studies are emerging a new hypothesis.



THE QUESTION -

This is a warning that the WHO has been issuing for several months: unequal access to vaccines between rich and poor countries increases the risk of the occurrence of new variants in the latter. These could be more transmissible and spread quickly in Western countries, ignoring the best vaccine coverage. “

As I have said time and time again, the longer we let the pandemic drag on - by not addressing vaccine inequality - the more we allow this virus to mutate in ways that we do not. can neither predict nor prevent

”, repeated WHO President Tedros Adhanom, in a context marked by the emergence of the Micron variant.

Gordon Brown, the former British Prime Minister now ambassador of the World Health Organization, sees it as a failure of Covax, the program for distributing vaccines to poor countries.

This is struggling for lack of necessary supplies.

"Despite

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Source: lefigaro

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