Tag archive for ‘GLOBAL’
By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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WHO vaccine chief says ‘crushing transmission’ of Covid-19 is vital to avoid further mutations amid global vaccine roll-out

The global transmission of Covid-19 must be drastically curbed to ensure that the virus does not mutate further, potentially undermining the current deployment of vaccines, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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US to resume WHO funding under Biden, UN agency chief hails move as a ‘good day for global health’

The US has announced it will resume funding the World Health Organization (WHO), months after former President Donald Trump withdrew the country’s membership, and has also earmarked $ 1.9 trillion to fight Covid-19 More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Africa’s Covid-19 fatality rate now higher than global average, says continent’s disease control chief

The head of Africa’s disease control agency has warned that the continent’s fatality rate from Covid-19 has risen above the global average, adding that this is a very “worrying” development. Africa’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Natalie Bennett: Three proposed laws make a mockery of the PM’s claims about ‘Global Britain’

A year ago, the government initiated the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, the largest of its type since the Second World War, and the way in which Boris Johnson can take the More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Chinese top pharma companies apply to join WHO’s global Covid-19 vaccine distribution scheme

Three of China’s vaccine-makers have applied to join an initiative by the World Health Organization (WHO) initiative to ensure “fair” distribution of Covid-19 vaccines around the world. Pharmaceutical companies More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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WHO panel ‘discouraged & frankly disappointed’ by global Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan

An independent WHO panel studying the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has criticized global vaccine rollout plans over inequalities that will see most of Africa missing out on receiving any jabs this year. “The More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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‘Global pandemic alert system not fit for purpose’: WHO report critical of China’s & its own responses to Covid crisis

China, other governments and the WHO itself didn’t act fast and decisively enough against the novel coronavirus, allowing it to become a pandemic, an interim report by an independent WHO panel on the handling More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Global Covid-19 deaths to top 100,000 a week ‘very soon,’ WHO warns

The rate of coronavirus fatalities around the globe is on the brink of surpassing 100,000 per week, the World Health Organization’s top emergency expert Mike Ryan has warned as the pandemic continues to rage more More...

By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Demonstrators March in Paris to Oppose Global Security Bill

The bill, which has passed in the French lower house of parliament, has prompted outrage, leading to mass demonstrations that have been ongoing since November. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking News & More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Forget ‘Global Britain’, only independence will let Wales play its part in the world

‘Global Britain’, is a misnomer and a delusion that reimagines the past, ignores the present and in its naivety, diminishes our future. In two words, it captures the ignorance and arrogance of Westminster towards More...