Global Economy: Why Vaccine Inequality Could Mean More Confusion, Troubles For Economic Outlook
Experts have warned of impending variants since the start of the pandemic, especially in areas where uncontrolled transmission is prominent. The constant strain on healthcare systems and the intermittent COVID restrictions may also mean lingering problems for the global economy, particularly for nations still struggling for more vaccine access.
“Vaccine inequity is a killer of people and jobs, and it undermines a global economic recovery,” said World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu, who continues to push more vaccinations as a primary solution to containing the pandemic.
The United Nations reported in September that...