Arnab Acharya is currently an independent scholar. He has held several academic and consultancy positions including the post of senior lecturer at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He has a Ph.D. in microeconomic theory and development economics and a master’s in public health.
The most effective way to fight COVID-19 is by vaccinating against infection. But once the vaccine is developed, how can it be distributed globally? The key lies in decoupling production from development, according to this op-ed.