AstraZeneca announced overnight that its vaccine is "highly effective" as other vaccine trials continue and people await possible next steps. Wealthy countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Canada are getting most of the early available covid vaccines, leaving some developing countries struggling to get access to the vaccines.
Are developing countries doomed to lose in this global scramble for vaccines?
Not neccesarily, according to Afria for Epicentre's regional representative Yap Boum and Suerie Moon, Co-Director of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Many developing countries are taking matters into their own hands to get access to covid vaccines. One problem is that wealthy countries, especially Trump's America, pushed up the prices of vaccines.
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