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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collecting related news and information.
- There’s only one way to end the pandemic: Together
As the world races to end the pandemic, no country can end it alone. Let’s work together so that all countries share the vaccines fairly around the world. Source: Verified by the UN
- COVID-19 Vaccine Market Dashboard
An interactive tool for partners, manufacturers, and countries to follow the developments of the COVID-19 vaccine market with up-to-date information. Source: Unicef
- COVAX - Working for global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines
COVAX is co-led by CEPI, Gavi and WHO, alongside key delivery partner UNICEF. In the Americas, the PAHO Revolving Fund is the recognized procurement agent for COVAX. Source: WHO
- COVAX delivers its 1 billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose
On 15 January 2022, a shipment of 1.1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Rwanda included the billionth dose supplied via COVAX. Together with our partners, COVAX is leading the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history, with deliveries to 144 countries to date. But the work that has gone into this milestone is only a reminder of the work that remains. Source: WHO
- WHO exec: donated COVID-19 vaccines with short shelf life 'major problem'
Wealthy countries donating COVID-19 vaccines with a relatively short shelf life has been a "major problem" for the COVAX dose sharing programme, said a senior official at the World Health Organization. Source: Reuters
- Poorer nations reject over 100 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses as many near expiry
Poorer nations last month rejected more than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the global programme COVAX, mainly because of a rapidly approaching expiry date, a UNICEF official said on Thursday. The big figure shows the difficulties of vaccinating the world's population, despite growing supplies of shots, with COVAX getting closer to delivering 1 billion doses to nearly 150 countries. Source: Reuters
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