Q. Which of the following best describes the term ‘Vaccine Equity’?

[A] It means all nations in the world has the right to be the part of vaccine production

[B] It means that vaccines should be allocated across all countries based on needs andu00a0regardless of their economic status.u00a0

[C] It means that equal number doses should be given to all people

[D] It means that every country has the right to be the part of the patent of the vaccine.

Answer: B
Notes:

Vaccine equity means that vaccines should be allocated across all countries based on needs and regardless of their economic status. Access to and allocation of vaccines should be based on principles grounded in the right of every human to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic, or any other social condition.

Source: The Hindu