The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
German newspaper Handelsblatt reported health ministers from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands wrote to the EU Commission that access to vaccines is "one of the most urgent issues that the European Union has to address at present".
Theoretically, it is illegal to employ anyone under the age of 15, but it remains common practice in Pakistan, where a large number of children are employed as undocumented domestic workers.
Black lives, whether under the knee of a killer cop or at the mercy of a racist health system, are under attack.
The RideFlux start-up brings together engineers who have given up well-paid jobs with some of South Korea's most prestigious firms to try to build a ride-sharing company for the tech-savvy nation.
But even though the non-profit's services cost as little as a few dollars, many in the teeming slums of the Indian megacity — ideal breeding grounds for the virus — cannot afford to use it.
A group of 39 Vietnamese migrants, including 31 men and eight women, were found dead in a truck in an industrial zone east of London in October 2019.
With South Pacific countries not yet ready to reopen due to coronavirus pandemic, a family along with hundreds of other sailors, is finding no way forward, no way back, and doesn't want to abandon their boat.
Conventional theatres and most other forms of indoor entertainment remain closed as Spain, one of the world's hardest-hit countries, gradually lifts coronavirus restrictions.
Former US diplomat Matthew Bryza says US President Donald Trump can "learn something" from President Erdogan as Turkey planned ahead for the pandemic.
The national jobless rate was 14.7 percent in April, the highest since the Great Depression, and many economists expect it will near 20 percent in May, a sign companies are still slashing jobs.
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