Vials of vaccines lay in front of Pfizer logo. Reuters
India, which has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world after the United States, has so far vaccinated more than 12 million health and front-line workers.
Developing countries need to urgently audit their cold storage, transport capabilities and infrastructure, to prepare for storing and distributing the vaccines to their people. When COVID-19 hit the world smack in the face in the first quarter of 2020,
So we have a vaccine. Maybe. Though let’s be honest, nothing has actually changed. Yet. While the news has been greeted by many as a sign of an imminent return to normal (especially in the stock market), the vaccine is still several months
Global stock markets jumped on Wednesday after the release of more upbeat data about the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. Traders have this month been encouraged by announcements of progress toward possible vaccines and on Wednesday
A sound mind in a sound body, is a maxim attributed to the Greek philosopher, Thales, of sixth century Before the Common Era (BCE), and it has been assumed that it is true. It looks like that no one checked it out. The maxim has its own merits in very many ways. But it seems that it is not holding up after a lapse of 2,500 years.
The unexpected loser in Tuesday’s special Texas congressional election was Susan Wright, the widow of the North Texas suburban district’s former Republican representative. But the bigger loser may have been former President Donald Trump.
With coronavirus deaths rising in Myanmar, allegations are growing from residents and human rights activists that the military government, which seized control in February, is using the pandemic to consolidate power and crush opposition.
As the United States wrestles with how to curb the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant — and President Joe Biden launches a push to get federal workers vaccinated — it’s painful to compare our struggle with that of the rest of the world.