The Troubled History Of Vaccines And Conflict Zones

Posted by on August 29, 2021 7:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

Doctors administer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to patients at the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan in July.

History has shown that it’s possible to pause war and conflict to distribute lifesaving vaccines for diseases such as Guinea worm and smallpox. Can the world do the same for the COVID-19 vaccine?

(Image credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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