Vaccine equity and public heath

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Vaccine equity and public heath” – below is their description.

‘The magic to make the COVID-19 pandemic into history is bringing together vaccine equity and comprehensive public health measures’ said Dr Mike Ryan at a press conference in Geneva, 12 March 2021

watch the entire press conference here:

https://youtu.be/lIIoIJPQ1l4

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

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