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The $4 Trillion Economic Cost Of Not Vaccinating The Entire World

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan (The Conversation) | Rolling out a vaccine to stop the spread of a global pandemic doesn’t come cheap. Billions of dollars have been spent developing drugs and putting in place a program to get those drugs into people’s arms. But amid an uneven distribution of vaccines – with poorer countries lagging far behind richer nations – another concern presents itself: the cost of not vaccinating everyone. My colleagues and I sought to find out what the total hit to the global economy of uneven vaccination distribution might be.