IMF makes vaccinations a key focus for 2022

Kristalina Georgieva
Kristalina Georgieva
Photo: IMF/Kim Haughton

The International Monetary Fund is setting itself the key goal of “vaccinating the world” in 2022, it says in its latest work programme.

In a statement to the fund’s executive board, managing director Kristalina Georgieva said the IMF would “collaborate closely” with international organisations. The aim is to vaccinate 70% of the world’s population by mid-2022.

The fund has previously argued the cost of vaccinating the world would be relatively low and could bring trillions of dollars in

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