The misery of the refugee at the end of the vaccine queue
SummaryLet’s remember they’re entitled to equitable healthcare access under the Refugee Convention
When socially included, migrants, refugees and displaced people, in general, contribute actively to our societies. It was Turkish migrants in Germany, for example, who founded BioNTech, which co-developed a breakthrough covid vaccine with Pfizer. Just as we can’t overlook the contributions of such folks, we must not fail to recognize their vulnerability because of the often-precarious conditions they live in.