Concerns about the 7th wave of COVID-19 in Japan

Concerns about the 7th wave of COVID-19 in Japan

The number of new cases is increasing rapidly More than 20 out of 47 prefectures in Japan recorded a new record number of new cases per day, including Aichi, Osaka, Hyogo and Okinawa prefectures. Tokyo capital recorded 20,401 new cases, …

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WTO removes copyright of COVID-19 vaccine

WTO removes copyright of COVID-19 vaccine

World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (centre) during a meeting at WTO headquarters in Switzerland on June 17 – Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK According to the newspaper Wall Street Journalthe measure helps end a bitter battle over companies’ intellectual property rights …

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Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine factory is empty

Africa's first COVID-19 vaccine factory is empty

Aspen’s COVID-19 vaccine factory in South Africa in October 2021 – Photo: REUTERS “If we don’t receive any orders, there is no reason to keep the existing vaccine production lines,” lamented Stavros Nicolaou, an Aspen executive, to Reuters news agency …

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