WHO Urges Countries To Hold Off Giving COVID-19 Booster Shots Through September

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, 2020. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images)
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to hold off on giving COVID-19 booster shots through September so that poorer nations can provide citizens with their first dose of the vaccine. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters that some low-income countries, including many in Africa, have less than two percent of their adult populations fully vaccinated. In contrast, some high-income countries have adult
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