The Heat: Impact of COVID-19 in India, U.S. and Peru

The Heat

A health worker inoculates an elderly woman with a dose of Covishield vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus at the Maidan area in Kolkata on June 9, 2021. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)

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.

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