Webinar: Realizing equitable global access to COVID-19 health technologies. WHO C-TAP's progress, challenges and opportunities – World Health Organization

The WHO COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (WHO C-TAP), on its second-year anniversary, would like to kindly invite you to participate in a Panel Discussion Webinar to stimulate the debate on advancing C-TAP’s ability to promote equitable access to COVID-19 health technologies. The Secretariat will brief on progress, challenges and opportunities and distinguished speakers and panelists will […]

6 Takeaways from the 2022 Tony Awards – NPR

Jennifer Vanasco Jaquel Spivey (center) stars as Usher in A Strange Loop, which was named Best Musical at the 2022 Tony Awards. Marc J. Franklin/A Strange Loop hide caption Jaquel Spivey (center) stars as Usher in A Strange Loop, which was named Best Musical at the 2022 Tony Awards.The 75th Annual Tony Awards celebrated Broadway’s […]

Inflation angst drags S&P 500 into bear market; bonds skid – Reuters.com

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidNEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) – Global stocks and government bonds plunged again on Monday and the dollar hit two-decade highs, as red-hot U.S. inflation fuelled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening […]

COVID-19: Biggest coronavirus pandemic news for June 2022 – World Economic Forum

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have passed 535.3 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths has now passed 6.3 million. More than 11.94 billion vaccination doses have been administered globally, according to Our World in Data.Authorities in China’s capital Beijing are racing to contain a COVID-19 outbreak traced to a 24-hour […]

A COVID-19 cluster at a Beijing nightclub sets off a new clampdown – NPR

The Associated Press Residents line up for mass COVID tests, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Beijing. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption Residents line up for mass COVID tests, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Beijing.BEIJING — China’s capital has put school online in one of its major districts amid a new COVID-19 outbreak linked to a […]

Covid is making flu and other common viruses act in unfamiliar ways – The Washington Post

At one point last month, children were admitted to Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital with a startling range of seven respiratory viruses. They had adenovirus and rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus, influenza and parainfluenza, as well as the coronavirus — which many specialists say is to blame for the unusual surges.“That’s not typical […]

Luna County reported 62 additional COVID-19 cases this week this week – The Deming Headlight

New coronavirus cases leaped in New Mexico in the week ending Sunday, rising 31% as 6,238 cases were reported. The previous week had 4,762 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19.New Mexico ranked seventh among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis of Johns […]

US: Pfizer COVID-19 Shot Appears Effective for Kids Under 5 – WTTW News

Syringes and colorful bandages are prepared as children from local schools prepare to get COVID-19 vaccines in Pittsfield, Mass., on Monday Dec. 13, 2021. (Ben Garver / The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Sunday that kid-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines appear to be safe and effective for […]