Covid-19 Deaths Fell To The Lowest Level In A Year Last Week

CNBC: WHO says global Covid deaths fell to lowest level in a year last week 

* Covid deaths are declining in every region except Europe, but vaccine inequities continue to plague much of the developing world.

* Tedros said 56 countries did not reach the WHO’s goal of vaccinating 10% of their populations against Covid by the end of September. 

* Three countries – Burundi, Eritrea and North Korea – have yet to start distributing vaccines. 

Covid-19 deaths fell to their lowest level in almost a year last week at nearly 50,000 fatalities, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday. 

Deaths from Covid are declining in every region except Europe, but vaccine inequities continue to plague much of the developing world. 

Tedros said 56 countries did not reach the WHO’s goal of vaccinating 10% of their populations against Covid by the end of September, adding that reported deaths have been highest in countries with the least access to the shots. 

“It’s still an unacceptably high level, almost 50,000 deaths a week,” Tedros said at a Covid-19 briefing. “And the real number is certainly higher.” 

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WNU Editor: This pandemic is still far from over. 

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