Where did the vaccine strategy go wrong?

Jan 20, 2021, 01:57 PM

“We have to open our mind, we have to look internationally. Because if we don’t, COVID-19 is going to stay with us.”

One year since the pandemic began, widespread vaccination has finally started. It would be a mistake however to say the end is in sight. Senior fellows Uri Dadush and J. Scott Marcus join Bruegel director Guntram Wolff to talk COVID-19 vaccine strategy, from testing and production to procurement and inoculation.

Relevant publications:
Dadush, U. (2021) ‘A matter of life and death: governments must speed up vaccinationBruegel Blog, 13 January
Marcus, J.S. (2021) ‘Has the European Union squandered its coronavirus vaccination opportunity?Bruegel Blog, 6 January
Demertzis, M. (2020) ‘Are we out of the woods yet?’ 14 December