June 14, 2024



White House calls WHO criticism on COVID booster shots a ‘false choice’

Yahoo News

·Senior Editor
·4 min read

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, took issue Wednesday with a plea from the World Health Organization for wealthy nations to issue a moratorium on COVID-19 booster vaccines until more of the developing world has received its first doses. 

“Our view is that this is a false choice,” Psaki said at a daily briefing at the White House. “The United States has donated and shared about 140 million doses with over 90 countries, more than all other countries combined. We’re donating half a billion doses to 100 countries in need.”

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