Posted: 26.08.2022 10:26:00

WHO Chief says a third of world’s population remains totally unvaccinated against COVID

A third of the world’s population is still not vaccinated against the coronavirus, including many doctors and the elderly – stated by Director General of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, RIA Novosti reports


According to the head of the WHO, two-thirds of healthcare workers are still not vaccinated against COVID. Vaccination rates are also low among older people in low-income countries – three-quarters of them have not yet received the vaccine.

Earlier, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that a million people died this year because of the coronavirus in the world.

By the way, Belarus and Russia have already prepared an agreement on mutual recognition of vaccination against COVID-19.