Without thinking about it, the WHO Director asked countries that have made progress in vaccinating adolescents to consider one thing: these doses may be useful in countries without resources.In other words, if they have a chance, it is better Donate vaccines against COVID-19 COVAX.
in accordance with Tedros Adanom GabriasosIt is important to increase vaccination for people at risk, and because children and adolescents are not in this category, countries like the United States can donate vaccines to countries that rely on COVAX to vaccinate people.
—World Health Organization (WHO) (@ WHO) May 14 2021
WHO asks to donate vaccines to COVAX instead of vaccinating young people
“I understand why some countries want to vaccinate their children and adolescents, but now I urge you to reconsider and instead donate vaccines to COVAX.
Because in low-income and low-middle-income countries, vaccine supplies are inadequate to even provide immunization for health care workers.
The hospital is crowded with people who need urgent care to save lives. “
Through this speech, World Health Organization Facing the epidemic, put the problem of poor countries on the table again, and take the case as an example India, The country’s health system has collapsed, with more than four thousand deaths every day.
One option for providing the necessary doses of COVAX to distribute them sequentially in fragile countries is countries that have made progress in vaccination Medical staff and people at risk, share it.
According to the director of the World Health Organization, The impact of COVID-19 Among minors (boys, girls, and adolescents), this proportion is low, so the department can wait for vaccinations.
This Joe Biden Administration In the past days, it has grown to such an extent that in April last year, the United States began to vaccinate it from the age of 16.
Almost a month later, that’s not all, it started Vaccination for adolescents between 12 and 15 years oldAlthough pharmaceutical companies seek to develop vaccines for children, WHO has not given up its efforts, but wants to focus on fragile countries.
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