A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP
A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP

A fifth of the world’s population may have to wait more than a year to get Covid-19 vaccine

  • Study finds that richer countries account for more than half the reservations placed with drug companies
  • Researchers conclude than more than 1.5bn people will not get access to the drugs next year

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP
A Florida nurses receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after US regulators approved the use of the drug. Photo: AP
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