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

In response to the UK government’s decision to walk away from the latest initiative, Munira Wilson, the Liberal Democrats’ health spokeswoman, said: “When coronavirus is such a threat to people’s lives and livelihoods, ministers should leave no stone unturned in their bid to end the pandemic.

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

The Warp Speed program is also looking at using the military, said Jonathan Hoffman, the Pentagon’s chief spokesman, said during a press briefing July 30.The Defense Department is examining “how do we take advantage of the commercial capability of the private sector to handle things like distribution, and where will either the DOD step in […]

Taskforce for vaccine distribution to meet tomorrow, says health ministry

The government had formed the expert committee comprising representatives from all relevant ministries and institutions to oversee all aspects of its Covid-19 vaccine plan. It has been tasked with the identification of the vaccine to buying to financing the purchase to distribution and administration.

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

There are more than 200 COVID-19 vaccine candidates in development around the world, including more than 20 in human clinical trials. U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to have a shot ready before year’s end, though they typically take several years to develop and test for safety and effectiveness.

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

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for action in 2018 to eliminate cervical cancer and recommended children from 9 to 14 to get HPV vaccinations. Concerning historic and cultural backgrounds, most Asian countries and regions, including China, mainly target 13 to 15-year-old girls in middle school for vaccination, Qiao added.

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.