Funeral workers wearing personal protective equipment carry a casket during the burial of a COVID-19 victim, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, at the Olifantsvlei cemetery, south-west of Joburg, South Africa January 6, 2021.
Siphiwe Sibeko | Reuters
The global spread of Covid-19 is moving faster than the global distribution of vaccines, World Health Organization officials said Monday.
They attributed transmission rates to new variants, such as Alpha and Delta, which have been shown to be more contagious.
“That means the risks have increased for people who are not protected, which is most of the world’s population,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the…