Dalai Lama vaccinated against Covid-19
14 March 2021 | 1:07 pm
The Dalai Lama receives a vaccination against Covid-19 in Dharamshala, India, and urges people around the world to 'have the courage to take this injection'.
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The visiting 15-member medical team from China have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, despite opposition by the Nigerian Medical Association and Lawmakers.
7 Feb 2021
South Africa has still not managed to kick off a vaccination campaign even as there are concerns that the official death rate from the pandemic may be vastly underestimated. In DR Congo, the parliament votes out the prime minister in a motion of no confidence. The move is a victory for President Felix Tshisekedi as he tries to step out of the shadow of his predecessor Joseph Kabila. And finally, we take you to a Gabonese mining town that sits above an estimated quarter of global reserves of manganese but is struggling with glaring inequality.
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COVID19: The struggle, battle And controversy
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In the US, the Covid-19 vaccine programme is being rolled out, but the shots are not getting into the arms of many people who need it most, particularly Black Americans. They make up just 13 percent of the US population, but account for more than 15 percent of Covid-19 deaths. And desite promises to increase equality in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, little has been done to improve vaccine access in disadvantaged neighbourhoods where the majority of essential workers live. Our Los Angeles correspondents Valérie Defert, Pierrick Leurent and Ryan Thompson report.
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US President Joe Biden says his government has signed deals to acquire 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses, after touring the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.
4 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
13 Mar 2021
Sex workers association leader Jhumur Begum walks along the narrow lanes of the Bangladesh’s largest brothel every day, knocking on the doors of small shacks where sex workers live to persuade them to take a Covid-19 vaccine. Begum says sex workers prefer not to wear masks because “if clients cannot see their pretty faces, they won’t hire the girls. This is why mask usage is rare inside the brothel.”
Nigeria announces plan to vaccinate 3million vulnerable citizens, Bale hints at Real Madrid return
23 Mar 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
10 Jun 2021
The COVAX program aims to acquire vaccines for poorer countries. Recently, donor countries have pledged millions of additional doses. But the project continues to face many hurdles.
10 Jul 2021
Experts predict that the delta variant could become the predominant strain in Europe by August. Many are calling for a more comprehensive vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of the highly transmissible mutation.
18 Aug 2021
Ivory Coast has started rolling out a vaccination campaign against Ebola after recording its first known case of the disease in more than a quarter of a century.
3 Dec 2021
The United States has approved COVID-19 jabs for children from the age of five and over. But misinformation is circulating and unsettling many parents. DW's Ines Pohl visited a vaccination station in Norfolk, Virginia.
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US President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic to be "over," but hundreds still die in the US daily. Patient advocates and researchers warn that public health and the economy are still at risk.
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There is a run on the pound and panic in the markets over the UK's biggest tax cut for the rich in half a century. New Prime minister Liz Truss taking the concept of 'going for broke' to a whole new level with an almighty gamble that the deficit will take care of itself once all the investment pours in.
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Director and screenwriter Andrew Dominik's image-fuelled adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates's novel "Blonde" is now available on Netflix. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why what the director has called "an emotional nightmare fairy tale" is a powerful immersion into the circumstances of Marilyn Monroe, a performer who was anything but a so-called dumb blonde.
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