Video Duration 25 minutes 20 seconds
From: Inside Story

Will poorer nations miss out on COVID-19 vaccine?

The WHO has urged countries to prioritise COVAX, an initiative to secure vaccines for low and middle-income nations.

The global roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines is widening the divide between the world’s rich and poor.

The United Nations warns “vaccine nationalism” is on the rise, as Europe, the United States and many wealthier countries buy up millions of potential doses.

The World Health Organization urged countries to prioritise COVAX, an initiative to secure vaccines for low and middle-income nations.

So how can we ensure protection for everyone?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Guests:

Helen Rees – Member of the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on the COVID-19 vaccine

Anna Marriott – Health policy manager, Oxfam