The U.S. was a global leader in vaccinations. Now it’s falling behind.
Among other bits of diplomatic cajoling, the Biden administration is expected to try to incentivize India to lift its controls. “One missing part is leadership and accountability,” Krishna Udayakumar, director of Duke University’s Global Health Innovation Center, told my colleagues. “If the global covid response remains rudderless and fragmented, without real levers for accountability, all the well-meaning commitments in the world will have little impact.”