The disclosure was part of a report in the Survey which was conducted by WHO.
Tedros called for national unity and global solidarity in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO said curbing the virus in Africa will require more integrated efforts at the community levels.
The wealthier countries are focused on securing these vaccines for their citizens.
The strain is found to be 10 times easier to infect other individuals and easier to spread.
Russia announced on Saturday, August 15, 2020, that it has produced the first batch of its newly approved vaccine, Sputnik V, hours after the health ministry...
The vaccine is said to be undergoing Phase 3 trials, which is the final stage.
Russia has named its first approved COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V for the foreign markets.
WHO DG also noted that over $100 billion would be needed for the vaccines alone.
The death rate had been an average of 5,000 per day in July.