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World needs Chinese, Russian vaccines

vacWorld needs Chinese, Russian vaccines to win war against COVID-19.

French President Emmanuel Macron  said this in an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche.

"We are engaged in a fight against variants, which is a real race against time," Macron said, urging "rapid, effective and united" global efforts in the fight against the pandemic.

The French president also called for international efforts to ensure equal access to vaccines against COVID-19, especially in Africa.

"African countries challenge us on their access to vaccines," he said, noting that "we will be at risk of not only health but also ethics" if we do not make attempts to achieve that goal in the future. 

Earlier this month, Macron expressed openness of his country to any vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency, which has so far only given green light to vaccines of Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca as xinhuanet informs.