Covid-19 vaccine: How the poor in the Middle East are being left behind

Health experts say vaccine rollout is inhibited by longstanding inequality, stunting progress worldwide The WHO estimates only 20 percent of the entire EMRO region, extending from Morocco to Afghanistan, will be vaccinated by the end of 2021 (AFP/Illustration Mohamad Elaasar)By Azad Essa in New York CityPublished date: 10 March 2021 10:43 UTC | Last update: 2 weeks 1 […]

Will Pakistan get Covid vaccines from India?

Soutik Biswas India correspondent Pakistan has recorded more than 530,000 Covid infections so far Next week, Pakistan plans to launch its immunisation programme against Covid, starting with health workers getting jabs of free doses of a China-made vaccine. Next door, arch-rival India began one of the world’s biggest inoculation drives […]