How coronavirus exposed the collapse of global leadership The pandemic called for coordinated action. No one answered
This article published by the Brooking Institute explores how the World Bank and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), which funds development of epidemic vaccines, cohosted a global consultation on funding the development and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines. The consultation led to the launch of a COVID-19 Vaccine Development Taskforce that is now working on how to finance the development and manufacturing of vaccines for global access.An effective vaccine will both prevent people getting COVID-19 and curb transmission. Without a safe, effective, and globally accessible vaccine, the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to threaten lives and livelihoods.