Vaccine Inequity: A Global Security Risk?

Source: Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

In the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Pathfinders director Liv Tørres writes about how the distribution of medicines and vaccines has exacerbated global disparities.

“Vaccine inequities are likely to continue to create anger and resentment in and amongst countries that have less privileged access to the vaccine,” Tørres writes. “Furthermore, the shortage of vaccines will reinforce the impact the pandemic has already had on socioeconomic inequalities and inclusion, which in turn may impact violence and conflict nationally and lead to international spillovers.”

Read the full article at GJIA here

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