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All hope is now targeted at Corona vaccines and yet in many parts of the world the roll-out has been at best patchy. Some poorer countries find themselves shut out altogether in the vaccine scramble. Many of their citizens will have to wait years to get vaccinated. And what if the virus mutates even further?
Fighting Corona is not only about vaccinating billions of people. It’s also about wearing face masks, practice social distancing, washing hands, avoiding busy places, limiting contacts, e.g. Unfortunately, this is not possible for everyone. Poverty and social inequalities increase the risk of contamination and decrease opportunities for protection.