White House to spend billions to boost COVID vaccine supply

(HealthDay)—The Biden administration plans to invest billions to partner with industry to expand the nation's ability to produce coronavirus vaccines, ensure domestic supply and help poor nations in their vaccination efforts.

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Russia shutdown ends despite coronavirus wave

Most of Russia on Monday ended a week-long paid holiday aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, despite the country seeing thousands of new cases and more than 1,000 deaths per day.

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WHO wants $23.4 bn for COVID plan

The World Health Organization said Thursday it needed $23.4 billion over the next 12 months for its plan to conquer COVID-19, urging the G20 to show some leadership and pay up.

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Pandemic 'far from finished': WHO

The COVID-19 crisis is far from over, the World Health Organization's emergency committee said Tuesday as it called for research into next-generation vaccines for long-term control of the pandemic.

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World failing to learn lessons from pandemic: monitor

A year-and-a-half into the coronavirus pandemic, the world has still done far too little to respond and has failed to learn from its mistakes, a global health monitor said Tuesday.

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How will the COVID pandemic end?

After over 18 months of this pandemic, with the social distancing, mask wearing and on-off lockdowns, what we all want to know more than anything else is when it will all be over and how it will end. While nothing is certain, ...

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