India could have stockpiled the Covid-19 vaccines in adequate quantity to effectively arrest the second wave, but grew complacent and inattentive, failing to proactively vaccinate its population at the earliest. Indian Government’s lack of focus and foresight plunged the world into a deeper crisis created by an avoidable vaccine shortage.
Biden assured that the U.S. will donate 75% of its vaccine surplus which will be distributed globally to fill the availability gap in second and third world countries.
Independent panel passed a harsh verdict alleging that various governments worldwide and the World Health Organization failed to respond quickly enough to early warning signs.
The affluent countries, which account for less than 20 percent of the global population has 60 percent of the confirmed vaccine orders globally – well over 4.6 billion doses!