“We have been in the pandemic for over a year, extraordinary scientific progress has given us vaccines very quickly, now we must make sure that everyone benefits from them. Many countries have committed to donating doses, but it is not enough to keep Covid yet under control. If the US and Europe are at the turning point, other countries are experiencing the peak “of the pandemic. This is what Bill Gates said speaking today at the Global Health Summit at Villa Doria Pamphili. “It is time for global leadership, solidarity. We must ensure fairer access to the vaccine: over 80% of the first billion vaccines have gone to people in rich countries, if we close this huge gap, more people will die without it. right. Countries must share resources and doses, they are the two actions to be taken immediately. Rich countries have booked more vaccines than necessary “and should share” the excess doses “. “This pandemic has taught us that we need to be better prepared for the next one,” he concludes.