Much of South Sudan is under water from flooding induced by climate change and deforestation. Crops and livestock are lost, hunger and malaria are spreading. With so many worries, coronavirus vaccines are a tough sell. From: New York Times
Officials also removed a test requirement for eligible travelers re-entering Canada within 72 hours. From: New York Times
Remaining unvaccinated could cost soldiers promotions, bonuses or even their jobs. From: New York Times
from: BBC News A single dose of the Pfizer jab has been available to 12 to 15-year-olds since 20 September.
Also known as tris, the compound helps maintain the pH of vaccines, extending shelf life at warmer temperatures. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.
Whitehall sources tell the BBC frontline staff will have until the spring to get fully vaccinated. from: BBC News
Everyone in the Simon family contracted Covid-19, but their nine-year-old daughter McKenna went to hospital. from: BBC News
The world’s leaders are focusing on preventing future pandemics, but experts say rich nations are not doing enough to help the poor survive the current one. From: New York Times
Talk at the summit is focused on preventing future pandemics. Critics say the current one must be addressed first. From: New York Times
It would be unethical to waste doses while thousands are dying with Covid daily, former world leaders say. from: BBC News
Millions of young children did not get immunized against polio, measles and other diseases. From: New York Times
The actress tells the BBC that nations must start sharing jabs to help reach the WHO’s vaccination goals.
28 million US children between the ages of five and 11 may soon be in line to receive Covid jabs. from: BBC News
The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia. from: BBC News
Merck has taken a step to make its antiviral pill available in poor nations, but many obstacles remain for broad access to coronavirus drugs. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Sunday morning.
The agency’s expert advisers discussed the data on the approach, which is limited. From: New York Times
Delivering vaccines around South Sudan is more expensive than the cost of the jab itself. from: BBC News
China says it’s provided more than half of all vaccines administered around the world so far. from: BBC News