SARS-CoV-2 was directly put into the lungs of eight Rhesus Macaques. None of the monkeys that had been vaccinated were seen to have developed a full-blown infection.
The pandemic might be devastating countries, the people and their livelihoods, but is good for some companies and their stockholders, like the ones that hold patents for N95 masks, lifesaving medicines or vaccines.
The attack on the Chinese government and the World Health Organization’s work on the novel coronavirus by the Trump administration is unfounded
Ariel Gold of CODEPINK discusses the decision of the US to pull funding from the World Health Organization and the impact that this has on the world
The Cuban government emphasizes the need for solidarity and cooperation in the face of the global pandemic which threatens all of humanity
The announcement comes amidst news of the first case of COVID-19 being confirmed in Yemen, a country ravaged by more than five years of war and internal violence
Jaime Amorim of the National Coordination of the MST and the International Committee of Via Campesina reflects on the primary challenges in public health generated by neoliberal capitalism
MPs who are part of a pro-Assange parliamentary group have called for his release from the Belmarsh prison in the UK over concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 in prisons
The US president complained about the World Health Organization being “China-centric” and effectively accused it of covering for China, the latest in a long series of allegations against the country
In the early weeks when the virus emerged in Wuhan, the Chinese government neither suppressed evidence nor did their warning systems fail.
The movement has criticized the approach of the Jair Bolsonaro government to the crisis and the economy. It has called for adequate funding and resources for the health system and relief measures for workers
The ICRC highlighted that migrants are more vulnerable to coronavirus due to lack of access to healthcare and conditions for isolation and hygiene measures