Coronavirus: South Korea faces heat over slow vaccine roll-out as Covax gamble backfires

Apr 2, 2021 | INVESTING

South Korean authorities are facing a backlash for relying on global vaccine-sharing scheme Covax for a bulk of its Covid-19 shots as shipment delays threaten to slow the country’s inoculation programme.Once praised by the World Health Organization for its decision to procure vaccines through the global scheme, South Korea is now facing criticism at home as the government scrambles to meet the supply shortfall.South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are among countries to be hit by…

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