In violation of its obligations and responsibilities as an occupying power, Israel has taken little effort in vaccinating Palestinians, leading to very poor vaccination rates in the occupied territories and the general deterioration of health facilities
The 74th World Health Assembly that began on Monday will have to deal with a host of challenges at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the stark inequalities in every aspect of health across the globe
An incompetent, vainglorious leadership, combined with the right-wing belief in magical capitalism, has led to the disaster that India is now facing
The me-first policy on vaccine sharing will bring losses of $203 billion to $5 trillion to rich countries, while the returns are the highest if they support global universal vaccination
The airstrikes on Saturday also caused damage to a hospital, a mosque and a several residential buildings. Electricity and water supply of the citizens of Gaza was also affected
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