"We have the tools to bring this pandemic under control in a matter of months if we apply them consistently and equitably," Ghebreyesus remarked.Full Story
The Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres urged the United States to commit this week to at least cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, which could unlock similar action from the world’s other significant emitters.Full Story
President Biden has invited 40 world leaders, including China's Xi Jinping, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and Putin. The Kremlin confirmation marks a pause amid an escalation of tension between Russia and the U.S.
A legislator from the Iranian Parliament’s governing board stated it has introduced a motion by lawmakers to ban the entry of American and British journalists and media outlets known for supporting international sanctions against Iran.
Pharmaceutical companies' revenues exceed by several figures what the country of Mexico spends on healthcare or pensions.
The Indian capital, New Delhi, with a population exceeding 20 million people, has fewer than 100 beds available to care for critical COVID-19 patients.
At the current vaccination rate, the United States is expected to have vaccinated 70 percent of its 330 million population by the end of June.
Its efficacy may be even higher since the research did not take into account the time lapse between the actual infection and the diagnosis of the disease.
The Kremlin approved policy tools that seek to improve living conditions, promote public-private investments, and ensure state security.