"The sooner rich countries like the U.S. use their abundant supply to vaccinate their own people, the sooner they can spread the surplus around. And the sooner they can do that, the sooner the COVID-19 crisis can end — not just for the wealthy, fortunate few, but for everyone, everywhere."
I guess mentioning the chief of the WHO or the UN are not an important part of possible solutions.
And just to make sure the world has gotten the message of who is in charge Drugmakers Promise Investors They’ll Soon Hike Covid-19 Vaccine Prices "Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson pledged affordable vaccines — but only as long as there’s a “pandemic.” But that environment, they hope, will change once the pandemic ends: a date that drug makers themselves reserve the right to declare."
There is minimal effort being made by big pharma and the Quad nations to boost production but that is mainly to keep public opinion in check, an opinion that would be much stronger if there was more coverage of the TRIPS waiver.
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