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WHO Calls for Two-Month Pause on Booster Shots Amid Stark Vaccine Inequity

HeadlineAug 24, 2021

The World Health Organization is calling on wealthy countries to impose a two-month moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots until poorer nations can inoculate their most vulnerable residents. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that global vaccine inequity was not only unfair, but could lead to new, more dangerous coronavirus variants spreading around the globe.

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