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The coronavirus’s constantly evolving nature is a stark reminder that the entire world is in this crisis together

The coronavirus’s constantly evolving nature is a stark reminder that the entire world is in this crisis together

This pandemic keeps challenging our ability to think in complex systems. A lot of the coverage on vaccinations is currently framed as a race: Which countries are fastest, which ones are lagging behind? This article serves as a good reminder to think about the big picture, instead: Speed is essential and saves lives, yes. However, the race is won when everyone has reached the finish line, not when «your» country has crossed it. «The failure to address vaccine allocation based on health and epidemiological needs, rather than national interest, is now promising to have a dire impact on the world’s ability to achieve rapid, global control of COVID


From Weekly Filet #333, in February 2021.

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