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CGTN published this video item, entitled “WHO 20 million vaccine doses released under COVAX initiative” – below is their description.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says more than 20 million vaccine doses have been delivered to 20 countries under the global COVAX initiative. In a media briefing, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there were still obstacles to overcome in producing and distributing the vaccines. He said the WHO is working on ways to address the challenges.
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