Will global failures to make vaccines available repeat with new treatments?

The World

Last month, President Joe Biden mapped out an ambitious plan for responding to the pandemic. It went beyond vaccines and masks to newer COVID-19 treatments like antiviral drugs developed by Pfizer. A safe and effective drug for the coronavirus could make a big difference in future surges, but as The World’s Elana Gordon reports, many worry about a repeat of what happened with vaccines, that access to these drugs will be a challenge in the immediate future, in some of the places that could benefit most.