Governments across the world are currently embroiled in cutthroat initiatives to curb the spread of the latest variant of Coronavirus Disease 2019 named Omicron.
I write from the national capital of India, Delhi while recovering from Covid-19. It is hard to put into words what we have been witnessing in India. There is sickness in the air and death everywhere.
Beximco Pharmaceuticals has made a net profit of around Tk 77 from each of Oxford University-developed Covid-19 vaccine dose brought from India. The government has so far allowed Beximco Pharma alone to import and sell Covid-19 vaccines on the local market alongside the government’s limited mass vaccination program which began in early February. According to […]
At this moment, the COVID-19 pandemic is not showing signs of reducing. In fact, health services in many countries of the world are again showing extreme stress. In India for example, the past few days has the country facing its worst surge in COVID-19 cases. The sudden spike in cases has brought India’s healthcare system […]
The Guardian published headline analysis on the 15th of April: “Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine research ‘was 97% publicly funded’.” This came in response to the boasting of the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, who said that the record-fast development of Covid-19 vaccines was “because of capitalism, because of greed!” The Guardian analysis contradicted that claim.
Recently, the British Minister for Vaccine Deployment, Nadhim Zahawi confirmed that there were 4,000 variants of Covid-19. He also expressed his confidence in the ability of the vaccines to combat the virus. He said, “It is very unlikely that the current vaccine won’t be effective on the variants whether in Kent or other variants especially […]
Headlines: • A Global Vaccine Apartheid is Unfolding. People’s Lives Must Come Before Profit • Pakistan Wants Closer Engagement with US for Regional Stability • These Three Pacific Military Flashpoints could Shape Biden’s China Strategy A Global Vaccine Apartheid is Unfolding. People’s Lives Must Come Before Profit Nine months ago world leaders were queueing up […]