UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine programme

BERLIN: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pleaded with rich countries on Monday (Feb 22) to check before ordering additional COVID-19 vaccine shots for themselves whether that undermines efforts to get vaccine shots to poorer nations. Wealthy nations have snapped up several billion ...

UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine programme
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Malaysian court halts Myanmar deportation after outcry

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Facebook 'refriends' Australia after changes to media laws

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Pfizer to ship 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per week to US by mid-March: Executive

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Facebook to restore Australian news pages after tweaks to news legislation

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US places sanctions on two Myanmar generals over coup

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EU agrees to sanctions on Myanmar coup, Russia crackdown

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US House budget panel approves US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid Bill

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The United States House of Representatives Budget Committee on Monday (Feb 22) approved legislation with ...

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SIA’s decision to resume daily non-stop flights to three US destinations seems excessive, writes ...

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Deaths from COVID-19 in the United States fell for a third straight week last ...

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Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday (Feb 22) that Iran might ...

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EU agrees to sanctions on Russia crackdown, Myanmar coup

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia crackdown, Myanmar coup
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US mourns 500,000 lives lost to COVID-19

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UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple's Fortnite ban

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Rockets target US embassy in Iraqi capital: Military

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Italy's ambassador to DR Congo killed in attack on UN convoy

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UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program

UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program
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BERLIN: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pleaded with rich countries on ...

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Britain denounces abuses 'on industrial scale' in China's Xinjiang

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Britain's foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Monday denounced torture, forced labour and sterilisations that ...

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GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback

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GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi on Monday said they had started a new clinical trial of ...

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Mogul vs mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg

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