IMF analysis reveals staggeringly unequal delivery of vaccines by COVAX
NewsJanuary 21, 2022
/ By: Ann Danaiya Usher
The IMF Pandemic Response Task Force’s analysis of vaccine deliveries to developing countries through COVAX reveals grossly uneven distribution of the 880 million doses shipped so far. Seventeen countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have received doses that cover less than one-tenth of their populations; a dozen countries have received enough to vaccinate more than one-third. IMF argues that more attention must be given to problems of absorption capacity in recipient countries.
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