Here in the United States more than 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have now been administered. But the country is unlikely to meet President Biden’s goal of 70% vaccinated by July 4th. Africa still needs 225 million vaccines to hit a 10% inoculation target. And countries like India continue to wrestle with the deadly Delta variant.
Joining the discussion:
- Achal Prabhala is a public health activist.
- Cesar Carcamo is an Epidemiologist at the Cayetano Heredia University Hospital.
- John Quelch is Dean of the University of Miami’s Business School.
- William Haseltine is a scientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
India coronavirus: What is the government's change to vaccine policy? https://t.co/HZOwdCcuPq
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) June 8, 2021
Asia Health officials and experts welcome US plans to share 500 million more doses of the Pfizer vaccine with the developing world, but some say it would take more than donations alone to address huge vaccination gaps that threaten to prolong the pandemic. https://t.co/O20sDwFOYE
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 10, 2021
A batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government arrived in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan on Thursday.https://t.co/W3HDzps8lu
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) June 10, 2021
"The mounting evidence showing that the Chinese and Russian vaccines are reliable should be taken seriously, and fast, especially considering supply issues throughout the world," write Achal Prabhala and Chee Yoke Ling. https://t.co/eLLyBVhFou
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) February 5, 2021