A WICKET WORLD: At the second COVID-19 summit holding today, richer countries should know that abandoning Africa, refusing to grant vaccine rights waivers, keeping all their vaccines for endless booster shots and failing to fight misinformation will keep COVID around for a very long time for all of us, rich or poor, black, white or brown people, all of us
Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
The governments of Senegal, United States, Germany, Indonesia and Belize are co-hosting the second COVID-19 summit today, May 12, 2022, barely eight months after the first Global COVID-19 Summit was convened by the United States on September 22, 2021.
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