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The world must stand by Southeast Asia in its fight against COVID

Region is struggling to defend itself against new COVID outbreaks

| Southeast Asia
A woman receives an injection of the COVID vaccine in Jakarta on June 10: without access to more vaccines, Southeast Asia won't be able to move past the acute phase of the pandemic.   © AP

Richard Maude is a senior fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute and Kevin Rudd is president of the Asia Society and a former prime minister of Australia.

The situation in India is a stark warning of what happens when new COVID variants rip through vulnerable communities.

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