London — Advanced economies face a significant hit to their economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic unless they help developing countries speed up their vaccination programmes, according to a report that will be published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday.

If the rollout of vaccines in developing countries continues on its current trajectory, advanced economies face output losses of up to $2.4-trillion — or 3.5% of their annual GDP before the pandemic — because of disruptions to global trade and supply chains, the study said...

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