Mariengela Simo, assistant director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), said today that the first dose of vaccines that is part of the global Kovacs initiative should reach the agreement’s signatory countries in February. About 190 countries are part of the initiative. According to Simo, there is an estimate that by the end of 2021, 2 to 3 billion doses can be accessed via Kovacs. “We are working closely with the manufacturers who entered into an agreement with us,” he said.
For the director, the WHO advisory committee should decide on “next or next” emergency use of yet another vaccine this week. He said that 3 vaccinations and 12 candidates were being analyzed by the institution in the final stage of evaluation. In an immunizer already used by countries, Simo stated that the WHO has not identified any serious side effects that justify the review of the products.
The WHO estimates that at least 70% of the world’s population should be vaccinated to eradicate Kovid-19. “Billions of doses of various vaccines will be needed to reach the vaccination target,” said Sounya Swaminathan, the chief scientist of the session, who was also present at the session.
According to him, the reduction in mortality due to Kovid-19 is the first objective to proceed with the vaccines, before vaccination agents have a substantial effect on the level of infection in the new vaccine. Coronavirus.