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COVID-19

Dalai Lama Receives COVID Vaccine, Encourages Others

The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, left his home on Saturday to receive his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and promote vaccination against the coronavirus, in what was his first public appearance in over a year. The 85-year-old scrapped plans to...

Desmond Tutu on Covid-19 vaccines: we can, and must, do more

Statement from the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation on March 5, 2021: More must be done, immediately, to ensure lower-income countries have faster access to  Covid-19 vaccines, diagnostic tools and treatments. By mid-January, more than seven billion Covid-19...

A World Adrift: Challenges and Leadership

Originally published on Wall Street International Magazine. Link below. Sheltered in this tranquil, magic Far East land, I follow developments across the globe, in particular the Covid-19 onslaught, and now with new mutations and variations. And whenever I shared...

Ramos-Horta and Yunus: Vaccines with a global common good guarantee

  We are in the grip of a historic pandemic. The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 threatening the whole of the human family. COVID-19 does not discriminate. Across the globe, outbreaks of COVID-19 continue to claim thousands of lives. So far, we have...