Covid-19: tackling global vaccine inequality

Editorial of the “World”. Once again, the borders are closing under the pressure of the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally identified in South Africa, which reacted quickly with a commendable concern for transparency, the new variant, called Omicron, is already at work in Europe, Asia and North America. Many countries have suspended air links with countries in … Read more

“The anti-Covid-19 vaccine strategy proposed by the United Nations is too simplistic”

NWe are now in a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic: even though the virus continues to circulate widely, some of the most affected countries – such as France and the United Kingdom – have vaccinated enough people to alleviate pressure on their health systems. And with over a billion vaccines produced per month, there … Read more

With the postponement of the vaccine obligation in Guadeloupe, the government is trying to find a way out of the social conflict

On a dam erected on the bridge at the entrance to La Boucan, in the town of Sainte-Rose, in Guadeloupe, on the night of November 25 to 26, 2021. OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” After two weeks of a deadlocked social conflict in Guadeloupe, and its aftershocks in Martinique and French Polynesia, the … Read more

Covid-19: Pfizer’s vaccine approved for children aged 5 to 11, European regulator announces

Pfizer’s vaccine against Covid-19 has been approved for children aged 5 to 11 by the European drug regulator, this authority announced Thursday, November 25, paving the way for vaccination among this age group in European Union (EU). A group of experts “Recommended to approve an extension of the application of the vaccine against the Covid-19 … Read more

Olivier Véran’s announcements in the face of the fifth wave of Covid-19: vaccine booster, health pass, mask in closed places

It is not at this stage considered “No confinement, no curfew” to fight against the fifth wave of the Covid-19 epidemic that France is currently experiencing and which is “Undoubtedly stronger, longer than (…) that of this summer “, began by reassuring, Thursday, November 25, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, by introducing the measures … Read more

In Guadeloupe and Martinique, reluctance to vaccine is mixed with mistrust of the word of the State

Caregivers, suspended for refusing to be vaccinated, protest in front of the entrance to the CHU, in Pointe-à-Pitre, on November 23, 2021. OLIVIER LABAN MATTEI / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” In the premises of the Pointe-à-Pitre hospital center, fervent opponents and silent supporters of the Covid-19 vaccination meet every day. Engaged in an indefinite strike … Read more

Covid-19: in South Sudan, a campaign to “bring the vaccine closer to the people”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Agnes Lazarus, a resident of Ibba village, South Sudan, attends the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine: the prospect of a third dose is becoming clearer

Doses of Pfizer vaccine in a vaccination center in Ancenis-Saint-Géréon, Loire-Atlantique, November 17, 2021. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS The ongoing progression of the 5e Covid-19 wave is “Dazzling”, alerted, on Sunday, Gabriel Attal, the government spokesman, invited on Europe 1, CNews and The echoes. The prospect of an anti-Covid-19 vaccine booster for all adults in … Read more

Scientists develop promising vaccine method against recurrent UTI

Journal Reference: Michael A. Luzuriaga, Fabian C. Herbert, Olivia R. Brohlin, Jashkaran Gadhvi, Thomas Howlett, Arezoo Shahrivarkevishahi, Yalini H. Wijesundara, Sundharamani Venkitapathi, Kavya Veera, Ryanne Ehrman, Candace E. Benjamin, Sarah Popal, Michael D. Burton, Molly A. Ingersoll, Nicole J. De Nisco, Jeremiah J. Gassensmith. Metal–Organic Framework Encapsulated Whole-Cell Vaccines Enhance Humoral Immunity against Bacterial Infection. … Read more