World Bank to finance extra Covid jabs for poorer nations

Covid-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine being administered to frontline personnel in the Tourism and Hospitality sector, at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre on April 27, 2021.

Photo credit:  Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group

A new World Bank financing mechanism will allow developing countries to purchase Covid-19 vaccines collectively through the Covax facility, it was announced Monday.

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