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.
U.S. health officials say most fully vaccinated Americans can skip testing for COVID-19, even if they are exposed to someone who is infected. Experts say testing vaccinated people can lead to unnecessary worry and disruption at work and school.https://t.co/ZcQMwhnMZG
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 23, 2021
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12. The company released the preliminary findings based on testing on more than 3,700 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States. https://t.co/4S0e6LASMb
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 25, 2021