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Are developed nations doing enough to help beat Covid-19?

Gitanjali Diwakar V Nivedita | Updated on May 04, 2021

India's new Covid-19 infections continued to see an exponential rise on Tuesday, as the nation recorded an excess of 3.5 lakh for the seventh day in a row. Government data shows that  3,57,229 people tested postive and that 3,449 people succumbed to the disease on Tuesday.

However, India is not the only nation that has been hit by a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases. From Laos to Thailand to Bhutan and Nepal, a new wave of covid-19 cases has hit developing countries hard.

Experts, like Dr. Anthony Fauci, have recently recommended that India needs to go back under a lockdown to deal with the massive rise in cases. But that is just a temporary solution. What can developed nations do to really help poorer nations deal with the pandemic?

Published on May 04, 2021

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