End Vaccine Apartheid

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram

October 2021 FEATURE
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VACCINE COSTS HAVE pushed many developing countries to the end of the Covid-19 vaccination queue, with most low-income ones not even lining up. Worse, less vaccinated poor nations cannot afford fiscal efforts to provide relief or stimulate recovery, let alone achieve Agenda 2030.Excluding by AppropriatingDeveloping countries now account for more than 85% of global pandemic deaths. By early September, The Economist estimated actual Covid-19 deaths worldwide at 15.2 million, rather than the official 4.6 million.In six of the 10 countries...

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Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram