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UN chief appeals for $8.0b to equitably vaccinate 40pc of world in 2021

| Updated: October 08, 2021 08:49:43


A woman waits inside a sports hall to receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine dose during a mass vaccination program for asylum seekers and refugees in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 7, 2021. Reuters A woman waits inside a sports hall to receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine dose during a mass vaccination program for asylum seekers and refugees in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 7, 2021. Reuters

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Thursday for $8.0 billion to equitably vaccinate 40 per cent of people in all countries by the end of the year as the World Health Organization launched a plan aiming to inoculate 70 per cent of the world by mid-2022, reports Reuters.

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