UK lawmakers call for PM Johnson to reveal big pharma lobbying messages on Covid-19 vaccine

British lawmakers on Monday called on the government to publish all communications with pharmaceutical companies to understand if private lobbying influenced its opposition to a waiver of intellectual property rules … Read More

Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination in ‘first major step’ to halt pandemic

Japan launched its COVID-19 inoculation drive on Wednesday, administering the Pfizer-BionTech vaccine to Tokyo hospital workers, as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attempts to beat the odds and host the Olympics … Read More

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 100 Million as Nations Tackle Vaccine Shortages

Covid-19 vaccination programmes in China and India will stretch until late 2022 due to the sheer size of their population, and more than 85 poor countries will not have widespread access to vaccines before 2023, … Read More