WHO to launch Covid-19 vaccine compensation mechanism for COVAX vaccines serious side effects

The Hindu Business Line | Feb 23, 2021 at 6:38 AM
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners have agreed to launch a vaccine compensation mechanism to address claims of serious side effects among people who belong to 92 poor countries, as per media reports.
  • Under the COVAX facility, the multilateral organisation aims to distribute coronavirus vaccine to poorer nations so as to maintain equitable access to the vaccine across the world.
  • WHO noted that all the vaccines that will be distributed under the COVAX receive regulatory approval or an emergency use authorisation to confirm their safety and efficacy.