Covid-19 vaccine scheme for poorest has US$2.6 billion left to spend as pandemic recedes
With demand for Covid-19 vaccines dwindling, the partners are now working out how best to use the remaining cash – a significant sum in global health – alongside the donors who originally pledged it.
Former PM Cameron says Britain was prepared for flu-like pandemic rather than Covid
Britain is holding an inquiry into the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic after Britain recorded one of the world's highest death tolls.
WHO declares end to Covid global health emergency
Lifting it is a sign of the progress the world has made in these areas, but Covid-19 is here to stay, WHO has said, even if it no longer represents an emergency.
WHO warns Covid pandemic still volatile
It foresees 'a bumpy road to a more predictable pattern'.
Japan govt survey finds 1.5 million living as recluses
The poll is Japan's first official comprehensive probe into the prevalence of 'hikikomori', or 'shut-ins' – a phenomenon affecting a broad swathe of society, from teens to the elderly.
Video conferencing star Zoom cuts staff by 15%
While people and businesses continue to rely on Zoom 'as the world transitions to life post-pandemic', the Silicon Valley-based firm is seeing customers cut back on spending.
Draft WHO pandemic deal pushes for equity to avoid Covid 'failure'
The draft contains a number of measures to ensure the world's response to the next pandemic is not only more robust, but more equitable.
Drop in Covid alertness could create deadly new variant, WHO says
With the peak of the pandemic behind, countries worldwide are starting to loosen the reins on surveillance, testing and vaccination for the disease which has claimed more than 6 million lives so far.
Big Pharma may have to reveal govt deals in WHO's draft pandemic rules
During the pandemic, many deals governments made with pharmaceutical companies have been kept confidential, giving them little scope to hold drugmakers accountable.
Muhyiddin alludes to successful pandemic management as PN goes on offensive days before polling
The former prime minister says he resorted to several tough measures which paid off in the end.
US student test results show toll of pandemic lockdowns on learning
US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona describes the test results as 'appalling' but says they are a call for action.
Govt mulls extending moratorium for small businesses
Any extension would be on a case-by-case basis, says minister Noh Omar.