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Locked-up and fed-up: Australian voters put Prime Minister on notice

Australia Scott Morrison June 2021

Sydney, AustraliaReuters Kathy Chalker, a Sydney art studio owner, is just the sort of voter Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison needs to win the country’s next election – a long-time conservative party supporter with a small business in a swing seat. But Chalker has already decided to vote Morrison out.  With her business closed indefinitely […]

G7 to donate one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries

COVID 19 vaccine and syringe

Carbis Bay, UKReuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expects the Group of Seven to agree to donate one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries during its summit starting on Friday, and help innoculate the world by the end of next year. Just hours after US President Joe Biden vowed to supercharge the battle against […]

US to detail global distribution plan for 80 million vaccine doses

Costa Rica San Jose SICA meeting

San Jose, Costa Rica Reuters The United States will announce in the next two weeks how it plans to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses it has pledged globally, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday. Speaking at a joint news conference with Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado, Blinken said the administration of […]

India promises more vaccines as daily COVID-19 deaths stay above 4,000

India Bangalaru crematorium workers taking a break

Bengalaru, IndiaReuters Some Indian states said on Sunday they would extend COVID-19 lockdowns to help contain the pandemic, which has killed more than 270,000 people in the country, as the federal government pledged to bolster vaccine supplies. The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in India has risen more than 4,000 […]