Some candidates have shown promise in early results, raising the question of who will get a vaccine if it is developed. Photo: AFP
Some candidates have shown promise in early results, raising the question of who will get a vaccine if it is developed. Photo: AFP

The life or death question: who gets the Covid-19 vaccine?

  • World Health Assembly adopts resolution calling for special treatment on patents to ensure ‘universal, timely and equitable access’
  • Experts warn drug development structure and signs of protectionism send worrying signals about what distribution will look like

Some candidates have shown promise in early results, raising the question of who will get a vaccine if it is developed. Photo: AFP
Some candidates have shown promise in early results, raising the question of who will get a vaccine if it is developed. Photo: AFP
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