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A PANDEMIA EM MUNDO COMPLEXO E GLOBAL:
PÓS-COLONIALIDADE E SOLIDARIEDADE EM PERSPECTIVAS
No início do ano de 2020, a província de Wuhan na China tornou-se o centro das atenções do mundo, o que se deu a partir das notícias que se espalharam rapidamente sobre um novo tipo de coronavírus, sobre o qual pouco se sabia até então. Logo, tornaram-se recorrentes nas redes sociais afirmações etnocêntricas e racistas envolvendo a suposta relação entre a origem do vírus e os hábitos alimentares chineses, além de falas de líderes mundiais, como Donald Trump, que responsabilizavam diretamente o país asiático pela pandemia. Em pouco tempo, a pandemia mudou seu epicentro da Ásia para a Europa, e da Europa para as Américas, aumentando as tensões entre os países, com a tomada de medidas drásticas que envolveram o confinamento em massa e o fechamento de fronteiras, o que foi ocorrendo de forma relativamente heterogênea em distintas nações. Paralelamente a essas expressões coloniais e aos processos de fragmentação, a pandemia fez emergir também iniciativas associativas e solidárias nos diversos locais, regiões e países, gerando um percepção do caráter fundamental da solidariedade pública, privada e comunitária em nossas sociedades complexas e globalizadas.
Episode 1. Rome, Marconi area. On a bench there are shopping bags with bread, tomato puree, pasta, milk and other groceries. A sign says “Whoever can, leave something with love, whoever is in need, take with love“.
Episode 2. A group of professionals launch the “suspended idea” project. A platform for the exchange of concrete ideas to support small businesses and real economy. All for free. Those who have an idea make it available, those who consider it useful for their business can put it into practice.
Episode 3. In a Madrid hospital during these days of health emergency, a taxi driver brings many patients in and out of the hospital, without asking for any compensation. One day the taxi driver receives the usual call from the hospital, but instead of a patient waiting for him, he finds a group of doctors and nurses who welcome him with a thunderous applause, all in standing ovation, thank him for the service and give him an envelope.
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, research into finding an effective vaccine continues, both in the pharmaceutical industry and in public research. Indeed, everyone converges on the idea that ultimately, the only way to definitively eradicate the pandemic is to have a vaccine that can be administered to all the inhabitants of the planet, urban or rural, men or women, living in rich or poor countries.
The effectiveness of a vaccination campaign is based on its universality. Governments should make it available free of cost. Only the people who want special service delivery they can pay for the services and the vaccine.
I sign for the future Covid 19 vaccine to be put on public domain,
To make available to all, vaccines should be made free from any patent. It should be in public domain. This will allow governments, foundations, charity organizations, philanthropist individuals and social businesses (that is, businesses which are created to solve people’s problems without taking any personal profit out of it) to come forward to produce and/or distribute this all over the world.
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