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WTO chief says trade must do more to address 'devastating' vaccine inequity

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WTO chief says trade must do more to address 'devastating' vaccine inequity
WTO chief says trade must do more to address 'devastating' vaccine inequity   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">GENEVA</span> – The head of the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday that the low <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 vaccination rate of around 4% in Africa was “devastating”, saying that trade should help address vaccine inequity.</p> <p><span class="caps">WTO</span> director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s remarks came at the opening session of a Geneva-based trade event alongside South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. </p> <p/> </div>