As the COVID-19 crisis continues, a well-coordinated global response is more important than ever. Drawing on insights from our broad array of partners, our foundation has identified a number of critical actions that can help stop the spread of the virus, help protect against future pandemics, and strengthen basic health systems around the world.
Now is the time to support developing countries in building the infrastructure, skills, and systems they need to develop safe and affordable vaccines for diseases that mostly affect poorer nations.
High-income countries are likely to have at least 1 billion excess COVID-19 vaccine doses this year. Sharing those doses can help save lives and bring the pandemic under control.