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Rich countries offer funds for future vaccine production but do little this year to get the serum to developing economies

Credible plans are in train to establish production centres in Africa but the global inequities in distributions are stark and deadly

On 6 September, Britain's former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told the BBC that the Group of 7 economies would have a billion surplus doses of vaccine by the end of this year. On pr...

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Europe's economies race to look good

Although they refuse to finance the IMF's global vaccine plan, the world's richest economies compete on pledges to share out the shots

After it became clear that rich countries would get Covid-19 vaccines far faster than the global south having tied up all the procurement contracts last year, they started to out-p...

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Vaccine demand spirals as third wave hits home

Delta variant has reached 26 countries with case fatality rates among the world's highest

As the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across Africa, the continent has become the most vulnerable region hit by the more transmissible Delta variant of the disease d...

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Third wave cases mount as tourism jobs crash

For the second year running, many of the continent's most popular tourist attractions have been shuttered by the pandemic

While case numbers and deaths from Covid-19 continue to rise across Africa, the devastating costs of the travel restrictions that have been imposed on visitors as a consequence con...

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Multi-party rebellion against Johnson government's aid cuts

British government plans to cut £4 billion (US$5.5bn) from aid budget sparks protests from philanthropists and politicians

Civil society activists who joined forces with opposition MPs and Conservative rebels to force a parliamentary vote on 13 July on the British government's plan to cut its internati...

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