17 May 2021

Wealthy countries gobbling up vaccines says UNICEF

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 17 May 2021

The global vaccine scheme Covax has so far given 65 million doses to poorer countries - but agencies like UNICEF say that figure should be at least 170 million by now. The World Health Organisation - which leads Covax - has accused wealthier nations of gobbling up vaccine doses by ordering more than they need. UNICEF New Zealand's Michelle Sharp speaks to Max Towle.