If the G7 wants to lead the world, it can start by vaccinating it

SourceThe National
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

It used to be that summits of the G7, a club of seven rich countries, were held in major cities, where the symbols of their cultural and economic might shone brightly. The 80s and 90s saw meetings in London, Venice, Tokyo and Paris. More recently, amid popular frustration with the uneven dividends of globalisation, G7 leaders have preferred to shift their discussions to more reclusive environs.

In 2012, then US president Barack Obama moved a G7 summit set to be in Chicago to his country retreat at Camp David at the last minute to avoid protesters. Sleepy towns with a country club atmosphere are

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