COVID-19 committee stresses need for equitable vaccine access, more data sharing
(United Nations News) As COVID-19 cases spike in parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas, and new variants of the virus emerge in some countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday called for greater global collaboration in ending the pandemic.
Experts issued a statement calling for upgrading national capacity for genome sequencing, and greater data sharing, in efforts to monitor and respond to changes in the virus.
Tedros told journalists he was pleased they also emphasised that vaccines must be rolled out equitably.
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