Coronavirus USA Updates: Pope warns against vaccine priority for the rich

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Coronavirus USA Updates: Pope warns against vaccine priority for the rich
Coronavirus USA Updates: Pope warns against vaccine priority for the rich

Pope Francis said Wednesday that a COVID-19 vaccine should be “for everyone” and not made a priority for the rich.

“How sad it would be if for the COVID-19 vaccine priority is given to the richest,” Francis said during his weekly general audience at the Vatican, which was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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“It would be sad,” he added, “if the vaccine became property of such and such nation and not universal for everyone.”

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The pope noted how COVID-19 “has uncovered the plight of the poor and the great inequality that reigns in the world.”

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“The pandemic is a crisis. You don’t come out of it the same — either better or worse,” he said. “We must come out better.”

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