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It is not acceptable to expose any particular age group to transmission with a virus we still don’t know much about, without regard for long-COVID, virus adaptation, and illness.
Increased demand and falling supplies in India risk leaving many countries empty-handed.
Stories of reaching herd immunity were certainly premature. We may easily have “the next India” just around the corner. How much excess death must we see before global cooperations overcome the “me first” approaches from the wealthier countries?
COVAX, the global vaccine distribution initiative, is well behind its goal of delivering 2 billion doses this year due to under-investment, vaccine nationalism and export restrictions.
New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.
The COVID-19 crisis has revealed how unequal our societies are: As more countries are receiving vaccine doses, “most people in low and middle income countries still must watch and wait,” said the UN chief.
The UK says its contract is better – it simply put tougher penalty clauses in place.