Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday expressed before the United Nations' 76th General Assembly his “deep disappointment” at the lack of response from the Covax mechanism at distributing COVID-19 immunizers worldwide.
The revelation in a World Health Organization, WHO that just 20% of people in low- and lower-middle-income countries will have been vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of this year is a scandal of epic proportions, according to the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Monday said he was frustrated with the purchase of anticoronavirus vaccines through the World Health Organization's (WHO) Covax program, because “it did not work.” Abdo also thanked the countries which have donated immunizers to Paraguay.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández has yet again issued another emergency decree (DNU) which would allow for the purchase of anticoronavirus vaccines from suppliers other than those already cleared to be handled in the country.
Uruguayan health authorities Friday made a donation to Paraguay of 12,000 doses of the AstraZeneca anticovid-19 vaccine, some of which are due to expire June 28 and the rest by the end of August, it was announced.
US president Jose Biden is expected to announce this Thursday Washington's plan for the distribution of 80 million coronavirus vaccines globally. The announcement was done by Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his visit to Costa Rica.
Argentine Cabinet Chief Santiago Cafiero Wednesday announced that an agreement with Chinese laboratory Cansino Bio for the supply of aniticoronavirus vaccines had been reached.
The total number of deaths due to covid-19 in Latin American countries has crossed for the first time the psychological barrier of one million people, it was reported Friday.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has donated € 120,000 to the World's Health Organization (WHO) to buy anti-covid-19 vaccines, as part of the global effort for equitable access to vaccines for those most at risk, it was announced.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Tuesday cried out to the world, particularly Taiwan and the United States, for anti-covid-19 vaccines to curb the spread of the disease which has killed over 4,000 people so far.