A Pandemic Of Inequity And Injustice: How Should The World Respond? - Forbes, January 25, 2022

Published: 25 January 2022

In a recent Forbes column, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and past McGill Global Health Programs Director, spoke with Dr. Ayoade Alakija, Co-chair African Union’s African Vaccine Delivery Alliance & WHO Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-Accelerator).

"As the world battles the Omicron surge, the need for equity and global solidarity has never been more urgent. For months, experts and advocates have been warning that vaccine nationalism and hoarding by rich nations will come at a steep cost. As predicted, millions of people have died and new virus variants have emerged with disastrous consequences, dragging the world into the third year of the pandemic."

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