With vaccination programmes now in full swing throughout a multitude of nations, evidence supporting the need for booster shots to help defend against waning immunity and emerging variants has been mounting.
But while some countries are preparing to conduct a nationwide booster programme, elsewhere in the world governments have struggled to access enough vaccine supply to provide citizens with a primary dose.
This variance in vaccine rollouts has sparked international debate that wealthier nations are failing to address the pandemic on a global scale. To find out more, we examine the ethics of promoting third booster shots in the world’s wealthiest countries.
Also in the next issue, we get to grips with the realities of optimising real-world data in the fight against rare diseases, and explore the latest industry trends and innovations with GlobalData experts and analysts.
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