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Failure To Vaccinate Everyone Will Give Rise To New Variants, Warns UN Chief Guterres

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United Nations: Giving a clarion call to world leaders to make 2022 a “true moment of recovery, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has to be confronted with equity and fairness, cautioning that failure to vaccinate every person will give rise to new variants that will bring daily life and economies to a grinding halt.

Guterres, in his virtual remarks to the opening of the 2022 World Economic Forum (WEF), said: “The last two years have demonstrated a simple but brutal truth if we leave anyone behind, we leave everyone behind”.

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