UK plan to shun EU vaccine scheme ‘unforgivable’, say critics

“The EU vaccine initiative’s cap on how many doses participating countries get is the best way to ensure there is enough vaccine for those in need in the rest of the world,” he said. “Delivering vaccine according to need and not who can pay the highest price is not just morally right, but also the […]

‘Pushing for it very hard but not for votes’: Trump hopeful Covid-19 vaccine will be out by end of 2020

“I’m pushing everybody. If you had another president other than me, you wouldn’t be talking vaccines for two years. I will push it very hard,” Trump said last week during a radio interview with Geraldo Rivera. “But I’m not doing it for votes, I’m doing it because that’s the right thing to do and I’m […]

Taskforce for vaccine distribution to meet tomorrow, says health ministry

The expert committee on vaccine administration, chaired by NITI Aayog’s Dr VK Paul, will meet on Wednesday to consider “logistics and ethical aspects” of procurement and administration of vaccines against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which has affected more than 2.2 million people and killed over 44,000 in the country, the Union health ministry said on […]

Russia plans to register the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October

Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October, despite safety concerns raised from several quarters, including the WHO. Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a Covid-19 vaccine on August 12, Sputnik news agency reported. […]

U.S.’s Azar says any U.S. vaccine would be shared once U.S. needs met

“After our departure from the WHO, we will work with others in the world community to find the appropriate vehicles for continuing to support, on a multilateral and bilateral basis, global public health on the order that the United States has done in the past.”

As global Covid-19 tally surpasses 20 million, WHO urges people not to despair

As more things once unthinkable became harsh reality — having to wear a facemask in touristy spots in Paris, or reserve a spot on Copacabana beach in Rio via an app and then social distance on the sand — the World Health Organization urged people not to despair.

Inner Mongolia banner to offer free HPV shots

In 2018, the WHO set the goal for all member states to provide HPV vaccinations to 90 percent of girls under 15 by 2030. But the data may be less than 1 percent among Chinese girls from 9 to 14, Zhao Fanghui, director of epidemiology department of Cancer Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, […]

Good Morning Britain’s Alex Beresford shares shirtless selfie with lookalike son Cruz after split from wife

He also praised the friends who supported him through the split, revealing that they had desperately tried to make things work with his wife before they ultimately decided to “part ways” last year.

Facebook Investigation Uncovers ‘Millions’ of QAnon Group Followers, Report Says

The QAnon conspiracy, stemming from the so-called “pizzagate” theory that claimed Hillary Clinton to be the ruler of a pedophilia ring based in a pizzeria in Washington DC, claims that US President Donald Trump is secretly fighting a “deep state” that plans a coup d’état to remove him from office.

China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese air force jets briefly crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday and were tracked by Taiwanese missiles, Taiwan’s government said, as U.S. health chief Alex Azar visited the island to offer President Donald Trump’s support.