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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...

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...

81 Nobel laureates endorse Biden for president

Washington (CNN)Eighty-one Nobel Prize winners endorsed Joe Biden for president in an open letter on Wednesday, citing the former vice president's "willingness to listen to experts" and his "deep appreciation for using science to find solutions." The Nobel...