PAHO: Vaccine Inequity Remains the Weak Point in COVID-19 Battle – The St Kitts Nevis Observer

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BOGOTA, Aug 25 (Reuters) – The unequal distribution of vaccines which protect against COVID-19 is the weak point in efforts to combat the disease in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday. “Vaccine inequity remains the Achilles’ heel of our response,” PAHO Director Dr. Carissa Etienne said during the organization’s weekly […]
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