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The pandemic response will become truly global only when the vaccine becomes a global good
What will help us live with COVID-19 in the future?
A combination of both vaccines or drugs would be needed
A granular look at UK’s COVID-19 ‘red list’ shows why it’s deeply flawed
Sudan is on the red list whereas South Sudan is not.
COVID-19 vaccines: India needs to rise
India has to work hard to defend its position as the global hub of vaccine production
Only 15% COVID-19 vaccine doses pledged by countries have materialised: WHO chief
Around 50 countries, mostly in Africa, will lag behind the global target of vaccinating 10% population in each country by September
COVID-19: India trips on its patent waiver proposal
New Delhi has not backed its WTO proposal to suspend intellectual property rights on COVID-19 pharma products with robust action
Rich countries must share their vaccines with poor ones quickly: WHO panel
Vaccine distribution to low-income countries falls short of 1 billion target, former panel leaders, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Helen Clark, said
COVID-19: Can India vaccinate all adults in 4 months?
Lateral thoughts: COVID-19 vaccines and a game of chance
Would you be compensated for adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines?
Omicron threat: How fast is India vaccinating against COVID-19
Rate too slow to meet target of vaccinating every eligible by end of year. The question is: Can Omicron further derail India’s fight …
COVID-19 in 2023 and beyond — why virus trends are more difficult to predict three years on
In total, 13 billion vaccine doses have been administered — but not equitably.
COVID-19: Only 17% of Africans will now be vaccinated by year-end
Africa faces a shortfall of 470 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, says WHO
COVID-19 vaccine update: How much is the world lagging behind in vaccination
COVAX expects to reach its target of two billion doses in the first quarter of 2022
What South Africans should know, but don’t, about government’s COVID-19 vaccine procurement
Uncertainty remains around the exact role of South Africa’s nine provinces, each with its own legislature and executive council, on …
WHO calls for moratorium on booster till 2021-end, ‘additional’ dose for high risk population
Currently, 20 per cent of the available vaccines are being used as boosters
Trade barriers, raw material scarcity can dent hopes for 10 billion COVID-19 vaccines in production
Experts warned of short supply of crucial raw materials; late delivery of bio-reactor giant plastic bags can set back production by weeks, …
COVID-19 vaccine for all: WHO releases guidelines for manufactures, countries with high coverage
WHO has set a vaccination target of 40 per cent population of every country by end-2021 and 70 per cent by mid-2022
Making COVID-19 vaccines in Africa: Advances and sustainability issues
Demand, market for locally produced vaccines critical for sustainability of 15 COVID-19 vaccines manufacturing facilities
The global approach to vaccine equity is failing: Additional steps that would help
The fight for vaccine equity needs to stop looking to multilateral institutions for permission and instead focus on the policy tools that are …
Everyone DOESN’T need booster jabs of COVID-19 vaccines: Lancet study (but are the rich countries reading?)
Access to vaccination has been vastly inequal; Booster doses in developed countries will further squeeze out low, mid-income …
Is WHO nod for China’s Sinovac a domino effect of COVID-19 second wave in India?
The process of approval has become slower since Pfizer and BioNTech received approval
COVID-19 vaccines for all: Why COVAX is not working
The initiative to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the poorest countries has not succeeded in its goal so far due to over-dependence on a few …
Kenya’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has got off to a slow start: The gaps, and how to fix them
Kenya is currently accessing vaccines exclusively through the COVAX facility, and yet supply to this initiative has been dogged by vaccine …
Has COVAX delivered on its vaccine access promises?
Organisations behind the vaccine arm seem to be losing interest in COVID-19
COVID-19 Vaccine Watch: COVAX has 2 billion doses to supply to 190 countries
End of COVID-19 pandemic in sight with arrival of these vaccines, says WHO