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Global Covid-19 cases declined 17% worldwide last week, WHO says Laura Smith Spark-Profile-Image

Global Covid-19 cases declined 17% worldwide last week, WHO says Laura Smith Spark-Profile-Image

The number of new Covid-19 cases reported across the globe has declined for a fourth week in a row, according to data from the World Health Organizati [...]
Indonesia Approves China’s Sinovac Vaccine Use for Elderly

Indonesia Approves China’s Sinovac Vaccine Use for Elderly

Indonesia approved Sinovac Biotech Ltd.’s Covid-19 vaccine for use on the elderly after receiving clinical trial results from China and Brazil at the [...]
COVAX expects to start sending millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February

COVAX expects to start sending millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February

Brazzaville – COVAX has notified countries in Africa of the estimated dose allocation for the first phase of COVID-19 vaccine delivery. The global ini [...]
7 Ways Refugees Have Helped the World Fight COVID-19

7 Ways Refugees Have Helped the World Fight COVID-19

Despite facing countless challenges, refugees have been an essential part of the pandemic response. Refugees flee conflict, disaster, and danger in t [...]
PAHO Director warns that damage from COVID-19 disproportionately impacts women

PAHO Director warns that damage from COVID-19 disproportionately impacts women

Washington, D.C., February 3, 2021 (PAHO) — PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that the health, social and economic effects of COVID-19 are dispr [...]
World-first COVID-19 alternating dose vaccine study launches in UK

World-first COVID-19 alternating dose vaccine study launches in UK

The study will examine whether different vaccines can safely be used for 2-dose regimes in the future. Clinical trial looking i [...]
Younger adults are the biggest spreaders of coronavirus in US, study suggests

Younger adults are the biggest spreaders of coronavirus in US, study suggests

The biggest spreaders of coronavirus in the US are adults aged 20 to 49, and efforts to control the spread -- including vaccination -- should focus on [...]
Canada inks deal to produce Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Canada inks deal to produce Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tentative deal Tuesday with U.S. vaccine-maker Novavax to produce its product in Canada if the COVID-19 vacc [...]
Over 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the world

Over 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the world

Geneva, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that as of today over 100 million doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have b [...]
Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

Want a stronger world after COVID-19? Choose more women leaders

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Countries must put more women into leadership roles to build a stronger post-pandemic world, a top U.N. official [...]
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