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New worldwide coronavirus deaths rise for first time in 6 weeks as WHO chief slams ‘grotesque’ vaccine gap

A top World Health Organization expert on the coronavirus pandemic said on Monday the weekly global count of deaths from Covid-19 is rising again, a “worrying sign” after about six weeks of declines.The news came as the UN health agency’s director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus blasted the “grotesque” growing gap between the number of coronavirus vaccines administered in rich and poor countries, branding the inequity a global “moral outrage”.Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO technical lead on Covid…

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