COVAX

TOPSHOT - A photo taken in the late hours of May 29, 2020 shows a sign of the World Health Organization (WHO) at their headquarters in Geneva amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus. - President Donald Trump said May 29, 2020, he was breaking off US ties with the World Health Organization, which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

WHO grants emergency approval to AstraZeneca vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom announced on Monday the vaccine will be distributed globally through the COVAX program, aimed at stopping the pandemic.