Charlize Theron: ‘We need a fairer distribution of Covid vaccines’ – BBC News

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Charlize Theron says countries have to start sharing vaccines if we are to reach the World Health Organization’s goal of vaccinating 70% of the planet next year.

The actress, who has joined the social justice organisation Ford Foundation, wants the World Trade Organization to agree a waiver on vaccine patents – so countries can manufacture their own jabs.

Theron also questioned some countries’ starting vaccine booster programmes, when only 5% of Africa’s population has been vaccinated.

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