People dig graves at a cemetery where victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are buried in Taiz, Yemen June 23, 2020. Picture taken June 23, 2020.
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Thomas J. Bollyky (Council on Foreign Relations) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)
via Foreign Affairs

With more than 150 candidate vaccines against the COVID-19 virus in development, it will take months, at least, before safe and effective candidates can be delivered. Nevertheless, global cooperation is needed now to replace the “my country first” approach that will hurt rich and poor countries alike.

The Peterson Institute for International Economics building is closed to staff and visitors until further notice. All PIIE personnel are working remotely, with access to telephone messages.

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