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Super-rich and punctual Switzerland is also behind on vaccines

Being famously wealthy, a model for efficiency and punctuality and having a big pharmaceuticals industry is no guarantee of success when it comes to the...

Controversy swirls around India’s homegrown Covid vaccine

A year ago, Krishna Ella was simply known for running a small Indian pharmaceutical company with a reputation for scientific rigor. Then came the pandemic...

World’s economic recovery delayed by slow vaccine rollouts

The world economy is facing a tougher start to 2021 than expected as coronavirus infections surge and it takes time to roll out vaccinations.

China’s disputed virus theory has shoppers shunning foreign food

At an upscale supermarket west of Beijing, a box of disposable gloves stands in front of a glass counter selling Australian beef. Next to it is a sign...

Vaccine disparities raise alarm as Covid variants multiply

Global gaps in access to Covid-19 vaccines are raising concerns that the continued spread of the coronavirus will breed more dangerous versions of the...