So far, a mere ten countries account for an astonishing 75 percent of global vaccinations. 130 countries have received not yet received a single dose. “Vaccine equality,” the UN observes, “is the biggest moral test before the global community”.
“US leaders will spend the next decade and more trying to defend their privileged position at the top of the global order. They will marshal national and racial animus to do so. And sooner or later, the diplomatic intrigues and economic blockades will almost certainly turn to chaotic violence.”