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POLITICO politico.eu 11 Jan, 2022 08:30 am

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic
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Therefore, countries in Africa and other less-developed regions are feeling abandoned by the global health system and starting instead to look at what they can do on their own.The online discussion will tackle the following questions: Few days ahead of the EU-Africa Summit, POLITICO convenes top EU and African policy wonks, industry expert and global health advocate for a frank discussion to coordinate the global response to the COVID-19 and eradicate the pandemic.This reality has sparked a round of hand-wringing public health experts.The pandemic has taught a hard lesson to any would-be idealists: that when humanity was faced with the collective challenge of a deadly virus, countries turned their backs on solidarity to put their own people first.

But while European governments called for new global guidelines, rich countries are continuing to brush off guidance from the World Health Organization and back-burner efforts like the COVAX plan to ensure equitable access to vaccines.Follow us on Twitter using #Response4Pandemic Click here for up-to-date information on COVID-19 and how it affects POLITICO events.

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