In the Spotlight
Using the ADB COVID-19 Policy Database, this report examines how ADB members have dealt with the pandemic. It includes information on the amounts of the packages announced by ADB members during 2020 to combat the effects of COVID-19.
The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan package of $940 million for the Government of Bangladesh to purchase safe and effective vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Misinformation was a serious issue in COVID 19 vaccination rollouts. Here’s how India, Indonesia, and the Philippines addressed the issue.
ADB has launched a $9 billion vaccine initiative—the Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX)—offering rapid and equitable support to its developing member countries as they procure and deliver effective and safe COVID-19 vaccines.