WHO, Africa Ask Countries To Lift Vaccine Export Restrictions

By Beth Wang / September 14, 2021 at 7:34 PM
The World Health Organization and African health officials on Tuesday (Sept. 14) urged countries, including the United States, to lift export bans and restrictions on vaccine materials and finished product to give other countries the chance to buy COVID-19 vaccines. Officials say there seem to be significant supply issues, and that export restrictions are creating issues for suppliers. But former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says the global access problem is more of a distribution issue, rather than a supply issue,...

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