Two-track COVID-19 pandemic

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Two-track COVID-19 pandemic” – below is their description.

“Increasingly, we see a two-track COVID-19 pandemic: many countries still face an extremely dangerous situation, while some of those with the highest vaccination rates are starting to talk about ending restrictions. Inequitable vaccination is a threat to all nations” – Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

You can view the entire press conference of 7 June 2021 here:

https://youtu.be/GT0GPPuRzYU

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

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