Q.4)What is vaccine nationalism? How does it undermine the idea of inclusive development?

Why this Question:

COVID19 vaccine is being distributed all over the world.

Key Demand of the Question:

Describe the meaning and consequences of vaccine nationalism and the effect it has on the idea of inclusive development. Also mention the steps globally taken to prevent vaccine nationalism.


Define what vaccine nationalism is.


In the first part, mention the consequences of vaccine nationalism. Mention the instances where it occurred in the past.

In the next part, mention the steps that have been taken and should be taken globally to tackle vaccine nationalism.


Conclude with a way forward.