By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters
WEDNESDAY, April 28, 2021 (HealthDay News)
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that countries around the globe have failed to help avert the “tragic” coronavirus outbreak that is now overwhelming India, and he singled out wealthy nations for not providing equitable access to vaccines and treatments.
“The only way that you’re going to adequately respond to a global pandemic is by having a global response, and a global response means equity throughout the world,” Fauci told the Guardian Australia.
“And that’s something that, unfortunately, has not been accomplished,” he added. “Often when you have diseases in which there is a limited amount of intervention, be it therapeutic or prevention, this is something that all the countries that are relatively rich countries or countries that have a higher income have to pay more attention to.”
India recorded 360,960 new COVID-19 cases in the past