by Hotez PJ, Batista C, Ben Amor Y, Ergonul O, Figueroa JP, Gilbert S, Gursel M, Hassanain M, Kang G, Kaslow DC, Kim JH, Lall B, Larson H, Naniche D, Sheahan T, Shoham S, Wilder-Smith A, Sow SO, Strub-Wourgaft N, Yadav P, Bottazzi ME. EClinicalMedicine 2021; 39:101053. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.101053
Summary: This review highlights the status of the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of health equity and access. The authors provide a list of recommendations requiring a combination of short-term (one-year) and mid-term (multi-year) actions. These actions encompass areas of knowledge sharing, health system strengthening, capacity building and training, global governance, and international diplomacy, which are urgently needed to achieve effective global COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic security, justice, and equity.