The Newest Diplomatic Currency: COVID-19 Vaccines

The Newest Diplomatic Currency: COVID-19 Vaccines

Workers packing the Covishield coronavirus vaccine at the Serum Institute of India in Pune, Jan. 14, 2021. (Atul Loke/The New York Times) NEW DELHI — India, the unmatched vaccine manufacturing… Read more
COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?

COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?

The first two COVID-19 vaccines authorized in Europe and the United States – made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna – aren’t well-suited to lower-income countries. Availability is also a problem since… Read more
Coronavirus: Why South Africa has yet to roll out vaccines

Coronavirus: Why South Africa has yet to roll out vaccines

South Africa has the highest number of infections in Africa More than a third of all Covid-19 cases in Africa have been in South Africa and numbers are surging with… Read more
Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly… Read more
COVID-19 Pandemic Shapes the Future World People Want

COVID-19 Pandemic Shapes the Future World People Want

Respondents being questioned for the United Nations global conversation on the world they want. Many called for universal healthcare in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: United Nations by… Read more
The Latest: Germany passes 2 million mark for COVID cases

The Latest: Germany passes 2 million mark for COVID cases

BERLIN — Germany has passed the mark of 2 million confirmed COVID infections since the start of the pandemic. The country’s disease control agency said Friday that there were 22,368… Read more
Joe Biden executive orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, Covid and more

Joe Biden executive orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, Covid and more

Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders in his first days in office, attempting to roll back the damage done at home and abroad by… Read more

5 GREAT EXAMPLES OF MINIMALIST ARTWORK

Minimalist art is achieved by reducing a design to merely the most necessary essentials. It’s about stripping things down to the basic fundamentals required for a design to have purpose.… Read more
Shifting Conversations in Multifaceted Policymaking

Shifting Conversations in Multifaceted Policymaking

People walking in public space with medical masks on to protect themselves from coronavirus infection. Credit: iStock / DragonImages Opinion by Sudip Ranjan Basu (bangkok, thailand) Thursday, January 07, 2021… Read more