April 18, 2024

Do we need an international pandemic treat?

Even as nations struggle to cope with Covid-19 catastrophes, 23 world leaders have called for the adoption of an international pandemic treaty. However noble this may sound, this is being criticised as a useless proposal, or even as a distraction from the urgent task of vaccinating poor countries. Only 2% of global vaccine doses have been administered in Africa and India, China, Brazil and the US do not appear to be interested…

Michael Cook
Proposal is being criticised