Vaccine Inequity increases the gap between the ‘haves and the have nots’
It is such unfortunate that more than 4 million people have officially died from the virus and chances are high the actual figure might be more than the reported figures.
By Humana People to People India as adapted from a project report
“It is critical that everyone is vaccinated since it minimises the fatality rate caused by COVID-19,” says Ratnamma, 49, of Shadnagar Village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district.
One year on from the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the People’s Vaccine Alliance is warning that developing countries are facing critical shortages of oxygen and medical supplies to cope with COVID-19 cases yet the majority have been unable to administer a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The second wave of the COVID-19 infections in India has caused unprecedented stress on the existing public health infrastructure in the country, inflicting grave human and economic costs.
Today’s humanity is under siege from COVID-19 pandemic, a development which has brought far reaching social and economic challenges to each and every country across the globe.