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Out of Africa: a solidarity-based approach to vaccine allocation

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This article sets forth a solidaristic approach to global distribution of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Our approach draws inspiration from African ethics and from the characterization of the Covid-19 crisis as a syndemic, a convergence of biosocial forces that interact with one another to produce and exacerbate clinical disease and prognosis. The first section elaborates the twin ideas of syndemic and solidarity. The second section argues that these ideas lend support to global heal...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/hast.1250

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6825-6916
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5642-748X
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Hastings Center Report Journal website
Volume:
51
Issue:
3
Pages:
27-36
Publication date:
2021-05-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1552-146X
ISSN:
0093-0334
Pmid:
33939182
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1270015
Local pid:
pubs:1270015
Deposit date:
2022-07-28

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