French; Macron called on the world to need vaccines from China and Russia

UMMATIMESThe world needs the Chinese and Russian corona vaccines to win the war against Covid-19. said French President Emmanuel Macron.

"We must work closely with China and Russia so that the vaccine developed by their scientists is integrated in this multilateral effort," Emmanuel Macron said, Sunday (14/2). The integration was carried out as soon as they started the certification process at the World Health Organization (WHO).

"We are now at war with the variant, which is really a race against time," said Emmanuel Macron.

He urged global efforts to move quickly and effectively in fighting the pandemic. On that occasion, Macron also called for international efforts to ensure all countries have equal access to vaccines, especially in Africa.

Emmanuel Macron emphasized that if it is not resolved, the world will experience not only health problems but also ethics.

"African countries pose our challenge regarding vaccine access," said Emmanuel Macron.

There are three Chinese companies that develop the corona vaccine, namely Sinovac, National Biotec Group (CNBG) Sinopharm, and CanSino. and for Russia to make the Sputnik V.

Early February, Emmanuel Macron stated that his country was willing to accept any vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). EMA only gives the green light for the Pfizer / BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines.