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WHO Chief Slams ‘Unethical’ Use of Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Response

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WHO Chief Slams ‘Unethical’ Use of Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Response

WHO Chief Slams ‘Unethical’ Use of Herd Immunity as COVID-19 Response

On Monday, the head of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, spoke about COVID-19 during a virtual press briefing.


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