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WHO Sets New Targets For Vaccinating World’s Poorest To End ‘Scandalous Inequity’

WHO Sets New Targets For Vaccinating World’s Poorest To End ‘Scandalous Inequity’

The COVID-19 pandemic is being perpetuated by a “scandalous inequity” in vaccine distribution, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday as he set new targets for protecting people in the poorest countries. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that no country should assume that it’s “out of the woods”, no matter […]

Preventable Blindness In Children On The Rise In Poorer Countries

Preventable Blindness In Children On The Rise In Poorer Countries

The number of children suffering from preventable blindness is increasing, partly because more children are surviving complicated births in low- and middle-income countries, specialists say. Worldwide, about 19 million children under the age of 15 are blind, with 12 million of these cases preventable or treatable. Experts say one cause of high rates of blindness […]