They are asking the UK to share their vaccines with the poorest countries now

The new Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ordered today from the UK Don’t wait to get a surplus From vaccinations to start sharing it with poor countries, with the realization that the country will not run out of vaccinations It can stabilize the universal distribution rate.

Your data Response to comments made yesterday by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Who said he would wait for his country’s residents to be vaccinated before donating the surplus medicines.

“I don’t think you have to wait for the surplus when there are actually people who have it. I think if they are going to make a donation they have to make it now, because equal access for poor countries benefits rich countries,”

Estimated in statements to the BBC.

Experts also point out this Prompt donation helps prevent the virus from further mutating into strains Europa Press reported that its elimination may be more difficult despite the vaccine.

“The nature of the epidemic and the mutation of many variants cause this No country can feel safe until all countries take precautions To vaccinate its population, “agreed the Director-General of the World Trade Organization.

In this way, Secretary-General of the United Nations (United Nations), Antonio Guterres, on the same day recommended my adoption A global vaccination plan sponsored by the Group of Twenty And in line with the request of French President Emmanuel Macron who appreciated that Rich countries could give up 5% of their vaccines The most deprived.

Okonjo-Iweala became the first woman last Monday and The first person born in Africa to preside over the World Trade Organization His extensive CV includes chairing the GAVI Global Vaccine Alliance.

Telam Agency.



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