Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP, spoke to the limitations of the U.S. approach to healthcare and its impact on national efforts to vaccinate vulnerable communities against COVID-19 saying:

“The fractured U.S. health care system, with its patchwork of public and private services and inadequate public-health spending, makes vaccine coordination more difficult. In other countries, it’s one system, so you can organize it as one system. In the United States, we have all these bits and pieces, and that hasn’t helped.”

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