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How can countries overcome US monopoly over Remdesivir?

After making America sick again, president Donald Trump is trying to compensate for his administration’s failure by buying up the entire stock of Remdesivir from Gilead for the next three months for the US, and leaving nothing for the rest of the world.

COVID-19: virus strain dominant worldwide is different from original in Wuhan

According to a publication in Cell, the strain, which is named D614G, is a result of point mutation of the original strain. However, it is not associated with disease severity

US Buys Up Remdesivir: We Must Break Patents for Access to COVID-19 Drug

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha discusses the US buying out supplies of the COVID-19 drug, Remdesivir.

Revert to full employment to overcome neoliberalism and COVID-19 jobs crisis

Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centred on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis.

Light from black hole collisions detected for first time

It was first identified by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory of the National Science Foundation, along with the European Virgo Detector on May 21, 2019, and has been named as S190521g

All of us began with Marta Harnecker

Marta Harnecker influenced and continues to influence thousands of people who have defended Marxism and socialism in the past four decades

How does COVID-19 causes the loss of smell?

The unusual thing with COVID-19 is that, people facing loss of smell don’t have a stuffy nose, according to Harvard Medical School neuroscientist Sandeep Robert Datta

Palestine UN meeting United Nations warns Israel against proposed annexation of parts of occupied West Bank

UN secretary general António Guterres said that if implemented, the annexation plan would constitute a most serious violation of international law and grievously harm the prospect of a two-state solution

COVID-19 crisis has reminded society of the importance of public services

On Public Service Day, we spoke to Jammu Anand of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation Employees Union in India. He spoke about the different crises being faced by the public sector right now.

Public services French protest Public services workers demand greater investment amid pandemic

On Public Service Day, workers around the world are demanding greater investments and the rolling back of neoliberal policies. These policies have undervalued the essential services provided by those employed in this sector

Billions of children are being punished by the pandemic

Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence

Release George Abdallah protests in Tunisia Demonstrators in Tunisia demand freedom for George Abdallah and other revolutionaries in jail

Abdallah, a prominent Lebanese communist leader, has been languishing in a prison in France for the last 35 years. The demonstrations in Tunisian capital Tunis on Saturday were part of the International Week of Action between June 15-22

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