ACTION NEEDED TO TACKLE SHOCKING GLOBAL VACCINE INEQUALITY
Concern around the Omicron variant has highlighted once again that we will not emerge from the Covid19 pandemic until the whole world has reached high rates of vaccination. Developing countries have struggled to secure the vaccine supplies they need and this represents a risk globally by allowing further variants to emerge.
Most countries in Africa have missed the World Health Organisation vaccination targets so I asked the Health Secretary what the UK Government will do to increase the sharing of vaccines with developing countries, so that we are better protected from the emergence of further variants.
Watch the exchange below.