The Heat: Coronavirus pandemic — more than 1.7 billion vaccine doses given globally

The Heat

The number of people vaccinated from Covid-19 continues to rise in some countries.

The European Union says it’s on track to inoculate over 70 percent of its adult population by September. However, people in rich countries are getting vaccinated more than 30 times faster than those in poorer countries. Latin America and India continue to struggle against rising death tolls.

Joining the panel to discuss: 

  • Arthur Dong is a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
  • Dr. Bharat Pankhania focuses on infectious disease management as a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Exeter.
  • Gustavo Ribeiro is a journalist and founder of The Brazilian Report. 
  • William Haseltine is the chair and president of Access Health International.

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