About 30% of Israelis have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a rate that outpaces any other country. The United States is far behind, with about 6% of residents having received a vaccine dose, and countries in the European Union are off to an even slower start.The data on countries with a current vaccination campaign was compiled from government sources by Our World in Data. Many countries, particularly those in the developing world, where governments have struggled to procure vaccines, are not yet vaccinating residents at all.Most countries are using vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, both of which require two doses. Two of the countries with among the world’s highest vaccination rates, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, are also using a vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinopharm, which has not been approved for use in the United States or the Europe Union.The table shows which countries have vaccinated their residents at the fastest rates … [Read more...] about See which country is leading the global race to vaccinate
Despite the genocide ruling by the US, no countries have publicly moved to downsize relations with the Chinese government. And signs point to stronger ties, not weaker. In late December, for example, the European Union struck a wide-reaching investment agreement with Beijing despite the concerns of human rights organizations. … [Read more...] about The US has accused China of carrying out genocide. Will it now boycott the 2022 Beijing Olympics?
German firm wins race to develop a vaccine By this point, the Mainz-based pharmaceuticals company BioNTech, which is partnered with the American firm Pfizer, had already indicated that it was well on the way to developing a COVID-19 vaccine. The US placed a binding order for several million doses of the vaccine in the summer. The EU, however, hesitated — and hedged its bets with several different manufacturers. … [Read more...] about How COVID changed Germany, one year on
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A person examines high-quality Jasmine rice at a local firm. Tons of Vietnam’s fragrant rice first imported to the United Kingdom following the implementation of UKVFTA were put up for sale in London on January 26 – PHOTO: TRUNG CHANH HCMC – The first few tons of Vietnam’s fragrant rice has been exported to the United Kingdom since the United Kingdom-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) came into force in late December last year. It was put up for sale in London on January 26. … [Read more...] about First tons of Vietnamese rice exported to Britain following UKVFTA