Health authorities say international organizations, such as the World Health Organization (WHO), should actively intervene, as countries around the world are competing excessively to secure a corona19 vaccine.

At the regular briefing today, Kwon Joon-wook, deputy general manager of the Central Defense Response Division, said, “In the fashion of corona19 around the world, we saw a report that some countries in the world pre-purchased vaccines and more directly expressed so-called'signs of hoarding'. "

He said, "In terms of responding to the global public health crisis, WHO needs active intervention and intervention."

Regarding the situation of Corona 19 in each country, Kwon said, "WHO announced (the day before) the number of new confirmed persons was 290,000, and again reached the highest level. In Southeast Asia, which was considered stable, regional outbreaks are increasing.”

Kwon also reiterated his position to put the priority on'safety' and secure the vaccine while at the same time suppressing the corona19 situation to the current level through'life prevention'.

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