Belgium will give 4 million doses of vaccine to Covax

These will be doses of AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, for which an age limit has been set in Belgium. A criterion which may be important in countries where populations are on average younger than in our regions.

“Do you know what would be unethical?” That we have vaccines available to us and that we are not using them. These vaccines have been approved, ”explained the minister.

It is important to vaccinate as many people as possible as empty as possible, said Kitir. In his eyes, a vaccination that would be limited to rich countries would give a “false sense of security”. Too many people without protection maintains the risk of mutating the virus. “So far we have been fortunate that vaccines protect against mutations but we have to stop these mutations,” she added.

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