Patents vs Access to Covid Vaccines in Africa : An Example of Axiological Degeneracy

Manufacturing capabilities are underutilised in the midst of the pandemic
By Pascal Cohet - Published 03 February 2021 18:13 GMT-0000
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The cindynical approach to the Risk-Conflict-Development complex puts humans back at the heart of vulnerability reduction strategies. Thus, actors of the situations are observed according to five basic dimensions, including the ethical or axiological dimension. The deficits highlighted in these dimensions are vulnerability factors: ethical degeneracy is one of these deficits, perfectly illustrated by the difficulty of access to anti-Covid vaccination in Africa.

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