Distribution of Moderna's Covid-19 Vaccine (Photo by Paul Sancya - Pool/Getty Images)
Opinion: Adolescents can wait. The US needs to start donating Covid-19 vaccines to needy countries now.
Now that the US is swimming in Covid-19 vaccines and the supply has officially eclipsed the demand, it’s time for America to lead the world and start shipping these excess doses to countries that desperately need them.
Unlike the IP waiver at the World Trade Organization, which Biden now supports and will likely take years to translate into actual shots in arms, the US could easily donate just a tiny fraction of the more than 60 million doses of Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccines sitting on American shelves right now.
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