Revealed: 46m displaced people excluded from Covid jab programmes

Revealed: 46m displaced people excluded from Covid jab programmesMay 7, 2021

WHO review finds many national vaccination plans exclude asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and IDPs

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Tens of millions of asylum seekers, migrants, refugees and internally displaced people around the world have been excluded from national Covid-19 vaccination programmes, according to World Health Organization research seen by the Guardian.

The gaps mean that a scattered group numbering at least 46 million people, about the size of the population of Spain, may struggle to get vaccinated even if a global shortage of doses eases.

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