Vaccine Apartheid Has Ravaged the Middle East for Years

Published December 16th, 2020 - 08:18 GMT
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A child suspected to have cholera is treated in a hospital (AFP/FILE)
As rich nations are poised to receive hundreds of millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses for their citizens by March 2021, another epidemic will likely emerge around the same time.  Every rain season in Yemen, cases of cholera, a deadly infection, spikes: millions are exposed, hundreds of thousands are infected, and hundreds die. Due to the ongoing war, which has devastated the country’s infrastructure, and the extreme wealth divide between nations, Yemen is particularly vulnerable to chol

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