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The Inequalities Worsened by COVID-19

The world must address the growing inequalities that have been exacerbated during the pandemic, especially when it comes to the coronavirus vaccine. These have always existed, but the virus has made it worse. Read how people are finding it difficult to get inoculated because of their age, how treatment varies by one's race, and how some countries are still waiting to receive their vaccine shipments.

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    Our Vaccine Rollout Has an Inequality Problem

    Our Vaccine Rollout Has an Inequality Problem

    The furor around D.C.’s vaccine prioritization shows how hard it is to get this vaccine to those who need it most. When Washington, D.C., announced …

    COVID has worsened inequality even as the rich thrive: Oxfam

    COVID has worsened inequality even as the rich thrive: Oxfam

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    Al Jazeera

    Aid group Oxfam warns that unless governments take prompt action, the world’s poorest will not recover for more than a decade. It could take more than 10 years for the world’s poorest people to recover from the economic fallout of the ongoing COVID-19 induced pandemic, according to a new report …

    Vaccine rollouts lay bare the Middle East’s deep inequalities

    Vaccine rollouts lay bare the Middle East’s deep inequalities

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    CNN - Zeena Saifi

    CNN — Around the world, the vaccine rollout has shone a harsh light on global income disparities. Rich countries take the lion’s share of inoculations, and poorer states scramble to have even the prospect of life after coronavirus. The Middle East is a microcosm of that global problem. While oil-rich …

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