Global Vaccine Equity QUAD

The Quad’s Push for Global Vaccine Equity (Oommen C. Kurian, ORF)


High-income and upper-middle-income countries of the world have already fully vaccinated more than 50 percent of their overall population; meanwhile, low-income countries are still struggling at 1-percent levels of full vaccination coverage (see Figure 1). Even the lower-middle income countries have managed to fully vaccinate just over 12 percent of their population—an average pulled up substantially by the over-14-percent coverage that India has achieved, somewhat distorting the overall situation due to its high population.

The Quad’s Push for Global Vaccine Equity | ORF (