High-income countries have ordered more doses than they need and thus will end up with a surplus, whereas lower-income countries are far behind in pre-purchasing vaccines.
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School closures due to COVID-19 have disproportionately harmed students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds and low-income countries.
The cumulative COVID-19 deaths per million people were substantially higher in high-income than in middle-income and low-income countries, even when excluding China.
The pandemic has compounded a longstanding problem for women around the world: large and persistent barriers to participating in the economy and public life on an equal basis with men.
Were it not for technology, the battle against COVID-19 would be lost by now.