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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.
Vaccine nationalism will block our path out of the pandemic – so how do we resist our tribal instinct?5 min read
Governments are naturally under pressure to focus on national rollouts. But the truth is none of us is safe until we are all safe. We might prefer our own tribe but, to the virus, the world’s population is one big tribe.
Even those that live in areas where the population has already been vaccinated would not be totally protected if the virus mutates elsewhere.
The UK should share the vaccine with the other countries – but only after all the vulnerable have been vaccinated.5 min read
Prioritising vaccine distribution in the UK will serve the short-term goal of protecting the NHS. Yet this short-term goal does not significantly contribute to containing the pandemic. For that, we need a collective effort.
A mix of flawed strategy and dreadful vaccine nationalism — the libertarians are in charge of the country at the worst of time to our peril.