Brazil Opts Out of WHO Alliance on Access to Vaccines and Treatment

On Friday, WHO held a high-level meeting with some of the world's leading Presidents and leaders to build a new international alliance.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The initiative aims to expedite the production and distribution of treatments to tackle the pandemic and ensure the availability of a vaccine on the market in record time, with a fund of over R$45 billion.

But Brazil, which has historically led the way in access to medications, did not take part, as its political summit and a portion of the government were unaware of the mega-event, an indication of the irrelevance recently earned by Brazilian diplomacy.

The meeting, coordinated by WHO, is being headed by Emmanuel Macron, the French President, with the participation of . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?