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Putin calls on WHO to accelerate recognition of new Covid-19 vaccines

Vladimir Putin called on the WHO to accelerate the recognition of new Covid-19 vaccines, adding that the accessibility to doses in developing countries is low due to unfair compassion

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President on Friday called on the World Health Organization to accelerate the recognition of new COVID-19 vaccines, adding that the accessibility to doses in developing countries is low due to unfair compassion.

"The could expedite procedures for the prequalification of new vaccines and drugs, that is, assessing their quality, safety and efficacy," Putin told the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

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First Published: Fri, November 12 2021. 20:38 IST