By vaccinating those in wealthy nations at the expense of the most vulnerable in poorer countries, the risk increases of dangerous variants emerging.
Canada is the only G7 country due to receive vaccines in early deliveries from the COVAX scheme. COVAX is focused on poorer countries, and most rich nations are buying in vaccines separately. Canada has had a rocky roll-out, and countered critics by saying its ‘top priority’ is vaccinating Canadians. Visit […]
Pfizer and BioNTech will supply a small quantity of their COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX, Reuters reported. COVAX was set up by health groups including the WHO to provide equal distribution of shots worldwide. The scheme has struggled to amass doses, but Dr. Anthony Fauci said this week the US would […]
Australia has secured two more COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Under new deals, Novavax will supply 40 million vaccine doses for Australia, while Pfizer and BioNTech will supply 10 million. This brings the number of vaccine candidates Australia will have access to up to four. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more […]