A strong fourth Covid wave has led to a renewed run on vaccines. From: New York Times
Sufficient shipments of vaccines have been slow to reach many countries in the region and economic inequalities are complicating matters. From: New York Times
The advice, amid Covid lockdowns and vegetable supply concerns, sparks some panic buying. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Russia is not slowing gas supplies for political reasons, Andrei Kelin says.
from: BBC News The chancellor says shoppers “should be reassured” the government is working to fix port delays.
It was a temporary reprieve for a grid that has been supplying only a few hours of electricity per day, as Lebanon’s collapsing economy struggles to import fuel. From: New York Times
The U.N. agency said it had resumed shipments to the North, which sealed its borders in January last year. From: New York Times
About 200 military personnel will help out as fuel supply problems in some areas continue. from: BBC News
Driver Johnny Anderson says about 20 vehicles followed him to a building site in Northamptonshire.
from: BBC News Industry body the PRA says more than a quarter of its members’ petrol stations have no fuel.
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.
from: BBC News The food and drink industry is warning of supermarket shortages because of a lack of CO2.
from: BBC News COP26 president Alok Sharma says people should not be concerned about prices hikes or supply shortages.
Builders are struggling to get hold of key supplies, and the shortages are pushing prices higher.
from: BBC News But Tesco’s chairman says don’t “overdramatise” lorry driver crisis, as Iceland warns problem getting worse.
The chain says it will lend some of its own staff to its suppliers, to help tackle delays to deliveries.
from: BBC News Plasma from donors in England can now be used for the medicine, after a previous ban on UK supplies.