UNICEF is predicting an ‘imminent shortfall’ of up to 2.2 billion of the single-use syringes used to give jabs.
Recent spike in infections after relaxation of some restrictions has prompted the city-state to pause further reopening.
The Pan American Health Organization says only 44 percent of people in Americas are fully vaccinated.
China has no plans to ease strict border controls even as other countries adopt new strategies.
Arrangement brokered in part by White House which will defer delivery of some doses intended for US to facilitate deal.
‘For us the return to classes is important, but we have doubts,’ said an official with Venezuela’s Teachers Federation.
‘After I was run over by a truck, the strange symptoms that had always ebbed and flowed were finally diagnosed.’
The Pacific nation is reporting more cases amid one of the world’s slowest vaccine rollouts.
Faye D’Souza examines how India’s government performed through the coronavirus pandemic.
In Romania only 35 percent of adults are fully inoculated against COVID-19 compared with an EU average of 74 percent.
The move leaves in place a law that clinics say has led to an 80 percent reduction in abortions in the state of Texas.
The WHO estimates up to 180,000 health workers have died from COVID since January 2020.
CDC recommends boosters for some Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shot recipients, clears ‘mix and match’ booster shots.
The pandemic created a toxic legacy of misinformation that has mobilised opposition to vaccinations.