Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Accessed 13 Feb 2021
Up Front
Rich countries have a moral obligation to help poor countries get vaccines, but catastrophic scenarios are overrated
Dany Bahar
Thursday, February 11, 2021
News Release
Brookings and Tsinghua University host high-level roundtable on US-China collaboration on COVID-19 prevention and treatment
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Center for Global Development [to 13 Feb 2021]
A COVID Vaccine Certificate: Building on Lessons from Digital ID for the Digital Yellow Card
COVID-19 vaccination efforts are well and truly underway across the world. In addition to those in Europe and North America, vaccination campaigns are gathering pace across China, India, Russia, and the Middle East, though lagging in many other, mostly poor, countries. As more start scaling up their own programs and the number of vaccinated people increases over the coming year, a COVID Vaccine Certificate is likely to become an important tool to help monitor and manage the rollout of vaccinations and get national economies back on track.

February 10, 2021
Release COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts
Drugs created with billions in government support, bought almost exclusively by governments and international agencies are shrouded in secrecy: who is paying how much for delivery of what by when is a matter of guesswork and estimate.
Charles Kenny
Chatham House [to 13 Feb 2021]
Accessed 13 Feb 2021
Expert Comment 11 February 2021
Time to Clamp Down on Dangers of Vaccine Nationalism
Scientific breakthroughs are not enough, pharmaceutical companies and political leaders must ensure vital commodities reach everyone. But they are failing.
Robert Yates, Director, Global Health Programme; Executive Director, Centre for Universal Health

Accessed 13 Feb 2021
Build Back Better: Next Steps for Africa’s Response to Covid-19
February 12, 2021 | By Laird Treiber
On Demand Event
Online Event: A Global Approach to Covid-19 Vaccination
February 10, 2021

Council on Foreign Relations
Accessed 13 Feb 2021
February 11, 2021
The Dysfunctional Vaccine Rollout Is Creating Even More Opportunities for Cybercriminals
It is time for authorities to partner with platforms for safer, more efficient scheduling and ensure that every appointment goes to someone who will use it.
Blog Post by Guest Blogger for Net Politics

Kaiser Family Foundation
Accessed 13 Feb 2021
February 12, 2021 News Release
Reasons Vary Why People Want to “Wait and See” Before Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine.
Nearly a third (31%) of the public says they want to “wait and see” how a COVID-19 vaccine works for others before they would get it, representing a critical group for efforts aimed at boosting vaccinations. The latest analysis from the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor highlights how attitudes differ by…

February 8, 2021 News Release
At This Early Stage of the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out, Most Older Adults Have Not Yet Been Vaccinated As Supply Remains Limited
With the COVID-19 vaccination rollout still in its early stages, a KFF analysis finds that most older adults have not yet been vaccinated against the potentially deadly virus, as vaccine supplies remain limited and most states have only recently begun to make people 65 and older eligible. Since January 12,…

February 8, 2021 News Release
In Their Own Words: What People are Saying about Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
As the country broadens COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts, the latest research from the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor finds that side effects, including allergic reactions and long-term consequences, are the public’s top concern about getting vaccinated when asked to describe what worries them in their own words. The latest report from…
World Economic Forum [to 13 Feb 2021]
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