EU 'open to discuss' waiving vaccine patents - Pandemic worsens South African electricity shortage
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In a bid to increase access to coronavirus vaccines in Africa, the World Health Organization is setting up a hub to share mRNA technology to produce the jab in the continent.
Increased production and exports of vaccines are more urgent than rushing ahead with a US proposal to lift patent protections on coronavirus vaccines, leading European figures have said.
About 1.4 million fewer people received care for tuberculosis in 2020 than in 2019, the WHO estimates. The disease kills 1.5 million people every year, even though it is curable and there is a vaccine for children.
How many people have been vaccinated? Which vaccines are approved? Here's the global progress on vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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