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A paramedic prepares to administer Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses inside the former women’s clothing store, Maurices, at The Mall at Whitney Field, in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA

WHO chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus Adhanom described the vaccine inequality gap this week as “growing every single day, and becoming more grotesque every(...)

Younger, healthier adults in rich countries are being vaccinated before health workers and older people in poorer countries, the WHO’s director general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images

The world is on the brink of a “catastrophic moral failure” in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. (...)

Executive director of WHO’s Health Emergencies programme Michael Ryan delivers an update on the situation regarding the coronavirus. Photograph: EPA

There’s a giant onscreen map of the world in Dr Mike Ryan’s office that keeps him abreast of the world’s emergencies. An alarming number of countries (...)