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Improving the International Response to the Humanitarian Consequences of COVID-19

December 01, 2020

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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In his testimony before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Thomas J. Bollyky argues that the novel coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating poverty and preexisting inequities in access to health care and food security, that national governments have failed to effectively use multilateral forums to respond to the pandemic, and that "my country first" approaches to vaccine allocation have profound and far-reaching consequences. 

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