Omicron: Experts turn spotlight on vaccine inequity - The Telegraph India, December 1, 2021

Published: 3 December 2021

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and past McGill Global Health Programs Director is among the experts quoted by The Telegraph India.

"It is unfair to ban just African countries. That smacks of racism, especially when rich countries have done so little to support the African continent during this crisis,” said Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in epidemiology and global health at McGill University in Canada.
Pai and other health researchers have for months expressed concern about vaccine inequity resulting from what they describe as short-sighted policies that have made it difficult for poor countries, including most of Africa, to access vaccines."

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