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The World’s Wealthiest Countries Are Getting Vaccinated 25 Times Faster

Economies with the highest incomes have 40% of the world’s vaccinations, but just 11% of the global population

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40% of Covid Vaccinations Have Gone to 27 Wealthy Nations
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Enough vaccines have now been administered to fully vaccinate about 5% of the global population — but the distribution has been lopsided. Most vaccines are going to the wealthiest countries. 

As of Thursday, 40% of the Covid-19 vaccines administered globally have gone to people in 27 wealthy nations that represent 11% of the global population. Countries making up the least-wealthy 11% have gotten just 1.6% of Covid-19 vaccines administered so far, according to an analysis of data collected by the Bloomberg Vaccine Tracker.