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Africa and COVID: The world’s least prepared continent experiencing an increase in cases linked to new Delta variant

Africa and COVID: The world’s least prepared continent experiencing an increase in cases linked to new Delta variant

Wall Street Journal | 
The speed of the takeover of the [Delta COVID] variant, which was first identified in India and is forcing governments ...
Vaccinate the world against COVID? Why the ambitious multi-billion dollar plan to protect the world’s poor failed

Vaccinate the world against COVID? Why the ambitious multi-billion dollar plan to protect the world’s poor failed

Wall Street Journal | 
The Covax program, conceived in early 2020 as a kind of Operation Warp Speed for the globe, was supposed to ...
Europe offers alternative to US-backed proposal to waive COVID vaccine property rights, saying its plan would spur innovation and help developing countries

Europe offers alternative to US-backed proposal to waive COVID vaccine property rights, saying its plan would spur innovation and help developing countries

Wall Street Journal | 
The European Union is pushing back hard against U.S.-backed calls to temporarily waive intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, preparing ...
Infographic: South Africa sees surprising drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths despite presence of more infectious and dangerous variant

Infographic: South Africa sees surprising drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths despite presence of more infectious and dangerous variant

Wall Street Journal | 
Since mid-January, confirmed Covid-19 infections in South Africa have fallen from a record of nearly 22,000 a day to around ...
Current vaccines likely work on new South African COVID variant, but effectiveness may be reduced

Current vaccines likely work on new South African COVID variant, but effectiveness may be reduced

Wall Street Journal | 
[A new COVID] variant, which has already shown up in patients in Europe and other African countries, has quickly become the predominant ...
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