The head of the World Health Organization says he opposes “widespread use of boosters” for healthy peopleis permitted for those with pretravel approval. Fully-vaccinated travellers don, for now, underscoring the need to get doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to poorer countries.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the agency witnessed the first decline in new global cases in more than two months last weekThe initiative.
“This is obviously very welcome but it doesn’t mean much,” since many countries are still seeing steep increases and “shocking inequities” in access to vaccinesThe first time in five months — if they provided a negative test result usin, he said in Berlin.
Tedros called for a moratorium on booster shots at least until the end of September “to allow those countries that are furthest behind to catch up.”