The World Health Organisation has approved Pfizer-BioNTech
vaccine, a vaccine developed to fight the Covid-19 disease outbreak by a New
York based company, for emergency use.
The step is expected to boost the procurement of
vaccine for the effective distribution of vaccine in the developing and
The development is likely to provide a free hand to UNICET
and many similar organisation to procure the vaccine.
With the move, the WHO has recognised the effectiveness
of the said vaccine, which has been developed by the US.
In a recent statement, the organisation has stated
that the vaccine’s benefits outweighed its risks.
Certain countries like the US, Canada, Qatar, Bahrain
and Mexico have already approved the vaccine for emergency use.
The latest development has increased the trust on the
vaccine, which has brought a ray of hope back to the life of the people of the
There is an allegation that the developed world is hoarding
the vaccine at the expense of the developing and the under-developed world.
The allegation needs to be addressed in a right manner. Any laxity on that front may make detrimental effect to the development of a Covid-19 free 2021.
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