shareSharenocloseShare pagelinkCopy linkAbout sharing image copyrightGetty Images Pictures of the first people being vaccinated against Covid-19 haven’t filled everyone around the world with joy. In some places – in countries such as Zimbabwe, Mexico and Pakistan
Nearly two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been secured for equitable distribution in 2021 to the 190 countries that have signed on to a World Health Organization-led partnership, according to a Friday announcement from the group. Officials from the
Driven by insecurity, the effects of COVID-19, an on-going economic crisis, and the impact of flooding on livelihoods, three UN agencies called on Friday for immediate humanitarian access to eastern South Sudan’s Pibor county, where people are facing catastrophic levels of hunger.
December 17, 2020 This story, plus 10 states file antitrust lawsuit against Google for online ad practices, a look at how anti-vaccination groups have gotten coverage in local press, and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories Media
This is the European Union’s chance. But it’s going to take some explaining to its citizens. If the prosperous, democratic, and stable EU wants to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, it’s going to require a major, global effort to
Some countries around the world have already started administering a Covid-19 vaccine to test how it works in non-trial conditions. But how will African countries get the vaccine, and when might that be? BBC Africa Health reporter Rhoda Odhiambo answers some of
Nigeria may be on the verge of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the health minister warned Thursday, as another official said the country expects to roll out a vaccine by April next year. Osagie Ehanire, speaking at a news