UN launches global push to accelerate production of coronavirus vaccine, treatments
The UN on Friday joined forces with world leaders and the private sector on an initiative to speed up development of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and ensure equal access for all.
“This is a landmark collaboration to accelerate the development, production and equitable distribution of vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics for COVID-19,” World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing.
“Our shared commitment is to ensure all people have access to all the tools to defeat COVID-19,” he said.
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