RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) The international community must help low-income countries overcome weak positions in bilateral negotiations to secure coronavirus vaccines if global herd immunity is to be achieved, Colombia’s President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday, January 12th.
Although processes such as the COVAX mechanism - coordinated by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) - can help poorer countries to secure some vaccine doses, the scheme has limitations, Duque said.
“The only way the world can have herd immunity is once we have all gone through a massive universal and equitable process of vaccination,” he said in an . . .