Coronavirus vaccines remain out of reach in the poorest countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report on Friday, marking the first anniversary of the COVAX dose-sharing facility.
WHO chief denounces vaccine inequity in world
Hospitals in India launched desperate appeals for oxygen on Friday as the nation’s COVID crisis plummeted to horrifying new depths, while Japan declared a state of emergency for Tokyo just three months before it hosts the Olympics.
India hospitals overwhelmed by virus; Japan declares emergency
The spokesman for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Kianoush Jahanpour said that the sixth consignment of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines developed to curb the COVID-19 disease arrived in Iran on Thursday.
Iran receives sixth batch of Russian vaccines
New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases.
New Delhi imposes lockdown under US COVID-19 vaccine raw materials embargo
The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering three million people on Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.
Global COVID-19 death toll tops three million

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