Greta Thunberg, Jair Bolsonaro.
In an interview with AFP, ECDC chief Andrea Ammon urged European countries in particular not to drop their guard against a virus that “seems very well adapted to humans” and may require experts to tweak vaccines over time, as is the case with the seasonal flu.
The 27-member European Union (EU) has beefed up its committed €36 billion (Dhs156,478,540,329.00) “Team Europe” anti-COVID-19 fund for its partner countries across the globe which include the six Gulf states as well as Iran, Iraq and Yemen. This is through its cash contribution to a newly-launched consortium for the continuing research on and development of therapeutics against the SARS-CoV2.
On Wednesday, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said Washington now supports calls for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines while the pandemic rages.
The American philosopher John Dewey had this to say about education: “Education is not preparation for life; it is life itself.” This emphasises the overarching importance of education. It makes one not only more learned, it also makes him or her a better person.
G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him. But with the virus ravaging his homeland, Balachandran
President Joe Biden threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines in a sharp US reversal, but it could take months for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hammer out any deal. Before Biden’s announcement last Wednesday,
Africa is watching aghast as India struggles with coronavirus, fearing a long-running shortfall in the Indian-made vaccines that it needs to help shield its people. Often dubbed the “world’s pharmacy”, India is one of the biggest suppliers of the AstraZeneca vaccine