2020/06/05 Race for COVID-19 vaccine / Global pandemic lessons / State of China-U.S. ties

— The Global Vaccine Summit, hosted virtually by the UK on Thursday, raised 8.8 billion dollars for routine vaccinations in some of the world’s poorest countries. — Key lessons learned about pandemics from #SARS to COVID-19: Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist who battled SARS, talks about the origin and the war against the coronavirus. — And, … Read more 2020/06/05 Race for COVID-19 vaccine / Global pandemic lessons / State of China-U.S. ties

From SARS to COVID-19: Lessons from Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung

After five months of hard work, the spread of COVID-19 in China is under control. Now the discussion regarding the #pandemic in China has shifted to whether it should reopen to international travelers. With concerns about imported cases, are we going to accept living alongside the virus as a “new normal”? How should China’s border … Read more From SARS to COVID-19: Lessons from Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung

Talking to GAVI CEO: Race for Covid-19 Vaccine

The Global Vaccine Summit, hosted virtually by the UK on Thursday, raised 8.8 billion U.S. dollars for routine vaccinations in some of the world’s poorest countries. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, along with officials from more than 50 countries, attended the virtual meeting amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic. Also known as GAVI, the summit is a … Read more Talking to GAVI CEO: Race for Covid-19 Vaccine

Vaccine Summit Raises $8.8 Billion to Immunize 300 Million Children, Support Fight Against Covid-19

The Global Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) has been pledged U.S. $8.8 billion during a one-day virtual summit meeting on Thursday organized by the United Kingdom. The money pledged by dozens of sovereign governments, non-profit organizations and foundations will go towards the fight against COVID-19. Microsoft founder Bill Gates pledged over 100 million dollars from the Bill … Read more Vaccine Summit Raises $8.8 Billion to Immunize 300 Million Children, Support Fight Against Covid-19

Global Vaccine Summit draws pledges to increase vaccine accessibility

The Global Vaccine Summit, hosted by the UK, raised 8.8 billion U.S. dollars to support vaccination and save more lives. Leaders from over 30 countries and heads of international organizations attended the summit. The summit aims to raise funds for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) to ensure vaccine accessibility worldwide. The funds … Read more Global Vaccine Summit draws pledges to increase vaccine accessibility

Global Vaccine Summit raises $8.8 bln from leaders

Dozens of countries and organizations have pledged support for vaccinations to save millions of children. They took part in a virtual global vaccine summit hosted by the UK. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ … Read more Global Vaccine Summit raises $8.8 bln from leaders

China reiterates support for WHO in vaccine research

China says it will continue backing the World Health Organization in its vaccine research for COVID-19. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke on Thursday at an online vaccine summit. Beijing has vowed to help ensure that a vaccine – once available – will be made accessible and affordable, especially for developing countries. Subscribe to us on … Read more China reiterates support for WHO in vaccine research

The Virus: The latest on the world’s fight against the coronavirus | ABC News

Each week, Jeremy Fernandez takes an in-depth look at the spread of COVID-19, bringing you crucial information on the coronavirus crisis. Protests across the United States have brought fears of major outbreaks to life, as thousands of people gather in the already COVID-stricken country. And closer to home, Queensland researchers sign a major distribution deal … Read more The Virus: The latest on the world’s fight against the coronavirus | ABC News

Australian scientists hope to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccines by end of 2021 | ABC News

Today, researchers in Queensland signed a major partnership with a pharmaceutical giant; but it’s too soon to say whether the vaccine will work. ABC Medical Reporter Sophie Scott has the story. Read more here: Coronavirus vaccine research takes step forward as UQ, CSL, CEPI sign deal for human trials and production – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-05/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine-csl-uq-cepi/12324596 For more … Read more Australian scientists hope to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccines by end of 2021 | ABC News

2020/06/03 WHO pandemic response / RDIF chief on vaccine / The future of Hong Kong

— A diversified donor base for the World Health Organization… and ways to improve the global pandemic response – from the WHO spokesperson. — The search for a coronavirus cure… could it be a medical ‘arms race’? The lowdown from the CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund. — And, the HKSAR chief executive in … Read more 2020/06/03 WHO pandemic response / RDIF chief on vaccine / The future of Hong Kong

Tyson the alpaca helps scientists in search for vaccine

Scientists in Sweden are hoping an alpaca named Tyson can help deliver a knockout blow in the fight to develop a treatment or vaccine against COVID-19. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Tyson the alpaca helps scientists in search for vaccine

Former Presidents, Evangelists and More Turn on Trump’s Protest Response (The Tonight Show: At Home)

Jimmy addresses Trump’s poor approval ratings after his response to nine days of George Floyd protests and his decision to tear gas peaceful protestors for a photo-op. Plus, Dr. Fauci’s outlook for a coronavirus vaccine is bittersweet in another The Tonight Show: At Home Edition. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN … Read more Former Presidents, Evangelists and More Turn on Trump’s Protest Response (The Tonight Show: At Home)

UK hosts global vaccine summit alongside Gavi, the vaccine alliance – watch live

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Secretary-General/Vaccine & other topics – Daily Briefing (4 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Vaccine – Security Council – Security Council/Sudan – COVID/UN Peacekeeping – Mozambique – COVID-19/Eswatini – COVID/Bangladesh – COVID/Learners with Disabilities – Food Prices Index – Innocent Children Victims of Aggression – World Environment Day Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=21%20April%202020

Vaccines alliance raises $8.8bn for global immunisation plans

The vaccines alliance has raised $8.8bn for global immunisation plans, exceeding its target. Gavi is raising the money to restart routine immunisations for preventable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. The immunisations have been put on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, putting millions of children at risk. Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela has more. – … Read more Vaccines alliance raises $8.8bn for global immunisation plans