The South African firm will begin producing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in 2022 and all will be marked for distribution for countries under the African Union.
Leaders of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation at virtual retreat agree to step up Covid-19 vaccination sharing efforts and take action to lower costly tariffs that complicate the movement of vaccines across borders.
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Israel will transfer the vaccines to South Korea in an effort to inoculate more of the Asian nation's citizens this month while Seoul will send the same number of doses to Tel Aviv as early as September.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a visit to the UK, says she is "very much concerned" about spread of the coronavirus when London hosts the semi-finals and finals of the European football championships.
The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
The drugmaker says its mRNA vaccine is so far proving effective following two doses at provoking an antibody response for all the variants tested, including the Delta variant.
Reports by Israeli media come after the Palestinian Authority called off an agreement whereby Israel would transfer 1 million doses of similarly expiring vaccines to Palestine in exchange for a similar number of new ones later this year.
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Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil as the nation's confirmed death toll from Covid-19 soared past half a million.
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