Vaccine inequity mars global COVID-19 vaccination drive: Indian media


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At a time when the United States has approved COVID-19 booster shots, just 3.5 percent of Africans are vaccinated, The Hindu reported on Sunday. Quoting World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Indian newspaper underlined COVID-19 vaccine inequity across the world. On Sept. 14, Ghebreyesus revealed that "less than 3.5 percent of people in Africa have been fully vaccinated so far compared with 54 percent of the total population in the United States," said the article. "The longer vaccine inequity persists, the more the virus will keep circulating and changing, the longer the social and economic disruption will...