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The U.S. needs to do more to get the world vaccinated against Covid-19

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I’ve personally received more doses of a Covid-19 vaccine than 130 countries. While most of the world is still waiting for its first vaccine shipment, the United States currently administers 1.7 million doses per day, a substantial increase from the first weeks of our vaccine rollout when only health care workers like myself were vaccinated. But despite this improvement in speed, the rollout has been plagued by inequities, with populations most impacted by Covid facing the greatest hurdles. The inequities are even more staggering on the global stage.

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