If there’s one thing we’ve learned throughout this pandemic, it’s how the science related to the virus can be constantly politicized. And to change COVID-19’s origin story, that’s exactly what China is doing.
Many are talking about vaccine nationalism, with concerns that some nations are racing to access as many vaccines as possible. It’s disappointing, of course, but highly predictable. Vaccines are seen as the portal toward some sort of normalcy.
The World Health Organization has rightly registered its concerns about vaccine hoarding.