The Global Inequality of COVID-19 Vaccines
26th July 2021 by Soufiane Taleb
A global pandemic needs a unified vaccine solution. However,
at the current rate, it may take until mid-2022 to achieve the high level of
global immunity required to bring the pandemic under control. This is according
to Richard Hatchett, CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
Why is global immunisation important?
The current death toll from the pandemic sits at over 4
million confirmed deaths,
Figure 1, Progress on
vaccinations by GDP per capita, Financial
Times COVID-19 vaccine tracker, accessed 26th July 2021. Circle
size represents population.