Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Brookings
http://www.brookings.edu/
Accessed 1 May 2021
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Center for Global Development [to 1 May 2021]
http://www.cgdev.org/page/press-center
April 27, 2021
India Needs to Focus on Three Urgent Actions to Mitigate its COVID-19 Humanitarian Crisis
India’s second COVID-19 wave has been explosive, reaching world record totals of over 300,000 daily officially reported cases. The true number is likely to be much higher, with a large number of cases missed as indicated by the delays in testing and rapidly rising positivity rates – currently one in every four people tested are positive for COVID-19 across India. Leading models estimate that there could be over 1 million cases per day. The health service has collapsed, with queues of ambulances parked outside full hospitals, oxygen and drug shortages in multiple states, and life-saving non-COVID services interrupted.
Peter Baker et al.

Chatham House [to 1 May 2021]
https://www.chathamhouse.org/
Accessed 1 May 2021
COVID-19: Tackling India’s second wave
Chatham House experts give insights into India’s current crisis, and lessons to be learned to better prepare for potential spikes or new waves of COVID-19.
Interview
28 April 2021

 
 
CSIS
https://www.csis.org/
Accessed 1 May 2021
Critical Questions
The COVAX Advance Market Commitment ‘One World Protected’ Investment Opportunity Launch
April 27, 2021
Katherine E. Bliss
Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center

 
 

Kaiser Family Foundation
https://www.kff.org/search/?post_type=press-release
Accessed 1 May 2021
April 30, 2021 News Release
What Could the U.S. Do to Help Improve Global COVID-19 Vaccine Equity?
As India and other countries continue to grapple with major COVID-19 outbreaks even as cases decline in this country, there is increasing attention to the global role that could be played by the U.S. government.  This is particularly the case now that the U.S. will soon have enough COVID-19 vaccine…
 
 
World Economic Forum [to 1 May 2021]
https://agenda.weforum.org/news/
Media
Public Supports COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate for International Travel, Not Everyday Activities
News 28 Apr 2021
:: The global public widely supports requiring vaccine certificates for international travel and accessing large venues, however, support is divided when it comes to measures around daily life
:: Only half agree vaccine certificates should be required for shops, restaurants, and offices, with a large majority in South Asia and Latin America supporting such measures
:: Health expert calls for international regulations to adapt and for universal access to vaccines to ensure two classes of global citizens are not created
:: Watch the Forum’s panel on ensuring vaccine equity; read the highlights blog
:: View the survey details