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Omicron Variant Highlights Risks of Low Vaccination Rates in Poor Countries

The identification of a new, highly-mutated variant of the coronavirus virus in southern Africa...

Southern Africa’s New Covid-19 Variant Prompts Wave of Travel Restrictions

JOHANNESBURG—Dozens of countries restricted travel to and from South Africa and neighboring nations, hoping...

Covid-19 Vaccines Are Now Reaching Poor Countries, but Not People’s Arms

After months of severe shortages, Covid-19 vaccine supplies for the world’s poorest nations are finally ramping...

U.S. Opens Borders to Vaccinated Europeans, Others, After More Than 18 Months

Airlines started flying thousands of Europeans and others to the U.S. after Washington reopened...

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast Amid Supply-Chain Disruptions, Pandemic Pressures

WASHINGTON—Supply-chain disruptions and global health concerns spurred the International Monetary Fund to lower its...

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine Is World’s Preferred Shot

From Latin America to the Middle East, dozens of governments are turning to the shot. Australia is now offering the vaccine, after shifting...

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Gets WHO Backing

The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended the widespread deployment of the world’s first malaria vaccine to young children in sub-Saharan Africa and...

Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Say There Are Enough Doses for Everyone. Poor Countries Are Still Waiting for Shots.

While Covid-19 vaccine booster shots are being administered in the U.S. and other rich nations, a large majority of people in poor countries...

Behind Israel’s Swift Rollout of Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

TEL AVIV—In late July, dozens of Israeli scientists and government health officials were locked in a marathon video call where they examined new...

Covid-19 Vaccine Gap Between Rich and Poor Nations Keeps Widening

The central African nation of Burundi has yet to administer a single Covid-19 vaccine. In Kinshasa, a megacity of 12 million in the...

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