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Southeast Asia’s rich and powerful grab Covid-19 booster shots before many have had first jab

In some of Asia’s Covid-19 hotspots, powerful and wealthier citizens are nabbing booster shots even as most people remain unvaccinated, undermining the inoculation strategies of nations struggling with the highly infectious Delta variant.The growing trend in countries such as Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines is worsening inequities at a time when they are grappling with vaccine shortages. In Indonesia – where the health ministry has said boosters are only for health workers – members of…

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