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June 1, 2021

World Bank chief says it’s vital to speed up vaccine supply chain

World Bank Group President David Malpass said Tuesday that it’s vital to speed up the supply chain of vaccines globally, urging countries to “shorten the time” […]
June 1, 2021

China’s Huawei, Ethiopia’s university launch state-of-art ICT practice center

Chinese telecom giant, Huawei, and Addis Ababa University (AAU), the oldest and largest higher education institute in the Eastern African country, on Tuesday inaugurated an Information […]
June 1, 2021

WHO and partners urge governments to finance new $50 billion recovery roadmap

The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined other partners in calling upon governments to finance a new $50 billion roadmap to fund the equitable distribution of […]
June 1, 2021

Zambia approves five COVID-19 vaccines

Zambia has approved five COVID-19 vaccines to be administered to citizens as a preventive measure against the pandemic, a government official said on Tuesday. The vaccines […]
June 1, 2021

African countries urged to intensify efforts to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

The African Union (AU) on Monday emphasized the need to scale up COVID-19 vaccines manufacturing in Africa so as to achieve universal and equitable access. The […]
June 1, 2021

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine gets approval from the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated the CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech for emergency use. “Today, I’m happy to announce […]
June 1, 2021

UK reports no new daily COVID-19 deaths for first since last year

No one was reported to have died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in the United Kingdom, official data released on Tuesday showed. The figure is unprecedented […]
June 1, 2021

Hackers hit JBS, the world’s largest meat processor, in ransomware attack

JBS, the world’s biggest meat supplier, was hit by a ransomware attack that company officials have called an extortion attempt by a criminal group that is […]

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