ChinaPolitics

China accuses Britain of 'prejudice' in revoking CGTN licence

China on Friday accused Britain of “ideological prejudice” in revoking the licence of Chinese state broadcaster CGTN, as tensions mount between London and Beijing. British regulator Ofcom revoked CGTN’s licence on Thursday after finding its state-backed…
ChinaSociety

Virus team visits China lab as poorer nations get vaccine boost

International experts on Wednesday inspected a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan that some US officials had suggested was the source of the coronavirus, as plans were firmed up to distribute vaccines to poorer nations The World Health Organization-backed Covax scheme said it…
ChinaSociety

WHO virus experts poised to start Wuhan fieldwork

Experts from the World Health Organization met Chinese officials Friday ahead of their first site visits in Wuhan for a coronavirus origins probe which will take in a food market presumed to be “ground zero” of the pandemic. The fieldwork was set to begin in…
BrazilSociety

Brazil awaiting 2 million vaccine doses from India

The Brazilian government said Thursday that a shipment of two million doses of the British AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine was finally set to arrive in the country from India. The delivery Friday would be a much-needed boost to Brazil’s vaccination…
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EU member states agree to boost antigen testing

The Member States of the European Union unanimously agreed on Thursday to a recommendation establishing a common framework for the use of rapid antigen tests for Covid-19 and mutual recognition of results throughout the Union. According to a note released earlier this…