India’s Covid Crisis in the global context

14 May 2021

Watch the panel discussion with prominent experts from India and abroad

The exponential explosion of COVID-19 cases in India has revealed major deficiencies in the country’s political and public health system. However, global mechanisms of vaccine production and distribution have also helped to push the world’s largest vaccine producer into a humanitarian catastrophe.

A comprehensive waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines could help resolve India's severe corona crisis, our panelists agreed at our online event on May 12.

Watch the full discussion with former Indian Secretary of Health Sujatha Rao, economist Jayati Ghosh and political analyst Shada Islam, chaired by Michael Landesmann.