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Covid vaccine figures lay bare global inequality as global target missed

Only one in seven people in low-income countries are fully vaccinated with poorest pushed to the ‘back of the queue’

The international target to vaccinate 70% of the world’s population against Covid by mid-2022 was missed because poorer countries were at the “back of the queue” when vaccines were rolled out, say campaigners.

The latest figures from Our World in Data show huge inequalities in vaccination rates around the world, with just one in seven people in low-income countries fully vaccinated. By comparison, nearly three in four people in high-income nations have been vaccinated for around a year.

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