Why waiving patents might not boost global access to coronavirus vaccines – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Global trade negotiators are deadlocked on a proposal that would have been unthinkable

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UK coronavirus contracts raise corruption alarm, report warns – POLITICO

The U.K. government is facing tough questions over its approach to procurement during the pandemic after an investigation found over

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German parliament advances bill to give Merkel more powers over coronavirus measures – POLITICO

BERLIN — The German parliament on Wednesday approved changes to the Infection Protection Law meant to give Berlin more power over

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France to lift coronavirus lockdown, quarantine travelers from India – POLITICO

PARIS — France is on track to easing itself out of lockdown over the coming weeks, the government’s spokesperson told

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India registers 2,59,170 new coronavirus cases, record 1,761 fatalities in 24 hrs

The total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,53,21,089 while active cases crossed 20 lakh, according to Union health ministry

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Gretchen Whitmer & Coronavirus Lockdowns: Resisting Biden Administration Pressure

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer addresses the media, May 20, 2020. (Rebecca Cook/Reuters) Facing pressure from her political ally, Michigan’s governor

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FDA Lifts Restrictions on Abortion Pill amid Coronavirus Pandemic

(tab1962/Getty Images) The Biden administration on Monday announced it will rescind rules requiring people to obtain abortion drugs in-person amid

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Coronavirus politics make the boring center desirable again – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Paul Taylor, a contributing editor at POLITICO, writes the Europe At Large column. PARIS

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Princeton Coronavirus Policy Permits Protests, Stops Easter Mass

The Princeton University campus in 2013. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) The school did not stop a social justice event that violated its

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Coronavirus: A Long Daily Walk Helped One 91-Year-Old Survive the Pandemic

(Stock photo: Milos-Muller/Getty Images) There were consolations, especially in a daily walk along the edge of Texas countryside. I am

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Encourage Obesity: Americans Must Be Physically Active Again

Joggers run at the Volkspark Friedrichshain in Berlin, Germany, March 2, 2021. (Annegret Hilse/Reuters) The amount of weight Americans have

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Czech PM under fire after turning down 70,000 extra coronavirus vaccines – POLITICO

PRAGUE — Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš is facing unprecedented attacks from his coalition partners after turning down an EU

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It’s too early to cut coronavirus support programs – POLITICO

Stefano Scarpetta is head of the OECD’s Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs.  PARIS — Coronavirus vaccines may have given us

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France extends coronavirus restrictions nationwide, closes schools – POLITICO

PARIS — Lockdown-like restrictions will apply across France and schools will be closed for three weeks in April in an

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Coronavirus: WHO Investigation into COVID-19 Origins Compromised

Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during a visit by the WHO team tasked with investigating

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Team investigating coronavirus origins had difficulties accessing data – POLITICO

The team investigating the origins of the coronavirus in China had difficulties accessing the raw data, World Health Organization Director

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Coronavirus: CDC Eviction Moratorium Illegal & Ineffective

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. (Tami Chappell/Reuters) The policy doesn’t work and the agency doesn’t

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Medicare & Coronavirus Relief: Drug Coverage Should Not Be Cut to Fund Spending Spree

(Digital Vision./Getty Images) Cutting Medicare payments for prescription drugs would hurt seniors and slow drug development in the process. The

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UK to offer coronavirus booster jab in the fall for most vulnerable – POLITICO

The U.K. government is planning to provide coronavirus booster jabs for the over-70s, starting in September, to further protect them

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BREAKING: Bunty Aur Babli 2 release postponed due to Coronavirus second wave : Bollywood News

Aditya Chopra is extremely bullish about Bunty Aur Babli 2 which YRF reckons is a big screen entertainer for the

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Coronavirus & Migrant Children — Hundreds Test Positive Upon Arrival at HHS Facilities

Esmeralda Gonzalez from Honduras, part of a caravan of migrants trying to reach the U.S., receives medical care next to

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