/ 22 October 2021

Heading towards COVID 2022

Image source: AFP
Image source: AFP

We saw the movie 2020: The Pandemic and didn’t like it much. We returned in 2021 for The Pandemic: Delta’s Revenge and liked it even less. As for 2022, don’t cancel your ticket quite yet… The World Health Organization’s Dr Bruce Aylward says the pandemic could “easily drag on deep into 2022” because developing nations are not getting the vaccine supplies they need. For example, data shows that African nations account for 2.6% of doses administered globally. Another sore point is booster shots. Last month, WHO urged developed countries to hold off on offering booster shots to free up supply, but some countries have started rolling them out. Here in Oz, the boosters are set to be administered in Australian nursing homes within weeks, subject to regulatory approval.  

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