WATCH LIVE: WHO holds a press briefing on Covid as countries prepare to distribute vaccine — 12/4/20

The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic as countries across the globe prepare distribution networks for a forthcoming vaccine.

Developing and approving a Covid-19 vaccine is only the first step toward suppressing the pandemic. It's like arriving at base camp on Mount Everest, Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies program, said during a livestreamed Q&A session from the agency's Geneva headquarters on Wednesday.

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WATCH LIVE: WHO holds a press briefing on Covid as countries prepare to distribute vaccine — 12/4/20