Episode 75: Geopolitics of Covid-19 Vaccine role out: Latin America
In today’s episode, we explore the operational, security, and political challenges Latin American countries will face as they roll out their vaccine programs. Our analysts, Lindsay Newman, Ewa Oliveira da Silva, Rafael Amiel, and Johanna Marris, address the health crisis, the economic constraints and impacts, and the political and security issues that could stand in the way of both health and economic recovery.
Dr. Lindsay Newman, Director, Economics & Country Risk, IHS Markit
Ewa Oliveira da Silva, Senior Analyst, Life Sciences, IHS Markit
Health crisis for the region- the timeline, the supply risks, and unknowns about the vaccines themselves.
Rafael Amiel, Director, Latin America & Caribbean Economics, IHS Markit
Economic constraints that governments are facing to procure these vaccines. What options are available to them?
Johanna Marris, Senior Country Risk Analyst, Latin America, IHS Markit