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WHO

Opinion

Security without humanity

“Shocking how little has been done to avert an entirely predictable catastrophic moral failure,” said Director...
Published 29 Mar, 2021 06:05am
Sweden to resume AstraZeneca jabs for over 65s
World

Sweden to resume AstraZeneca jabs for over 65s

  • The vaccine is of great use for the elderly, among whom many fall seriously ill each day.
  • "At the same time, we haven't seen these rare and serious side effects among our elderly. That is the background to why we are lifting the suspension for people older than 65."
Published 25 Mar, 2021 08:53pm
Kenyan COVID vaccine offer to diplomats draws local doctors' ire
World

Kenyan COVID vaccine offer to diplomats draws local doctors' ire

  • Kenya, where nearly 2,000 people have died of COVID-19, is battling a third wave and the health ministry reported 28 deaths on Friday, the highest daily toll since the pandemic began.
  • "We need to protect everyone resident in Kenya. It just made sense not to reach out only to Kenyans but also to the international community here," Kamau said
Published 20 Mar, 2021 10:09pm
Benefits of AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot outweigh risks as review continues: WHO
World

Benefits of AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot outweigh risks as review continues: WHO

  • "The WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety is carefully assessing the latest available safety data for the AstraZeneca vaccine. Once that review is completed, WHO will immediately communicate the findings to the public," it said in a statement a day after experts held a closed-door meeting.
Published 17 Mar, 2021 08:13pm
The vaccine leap of faith
BR Research

The vaccine leap of faith

It is almost the first anniversary of the first lockdown in Pakistan – and various kinds are once again being...
Published 16 Mar, 2021 07:35am