The Newsmakers

Are We Close to Curing COVID-19?

More than a million people have died, millions more have been infected and national economies have been decimated by the coronavirus. But there’s hope that this deadly disease could soon be under control. Pfizer and BioNTech’s joint venture as well as Moderna have made huge medical breakthroughs in the hunt for a vaccine, but they still need final approval, and then there’s the daunting task of trying to vaccinate an entire planet. So how close are we really to curing the coronavirus? Guests: Dr Eric Feigl-Ding Epidemiologist and Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists Jake Glanville Co-founder and CEO of Distributed Bio Oksana Pyzik Senior Teaching Fellow at the UCL School of Pharmacy

Is a Coronavirus Vaccine The Only Solution?

Is a Coronavirus Vaccine The Only Solution?

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RACE FOR A VACCINE: Will politics get in the way?

Coronavirus Outbreak: Research team in London start testing vaccine on animals

Coronavirus Outbreak: Research team in London start testing vaccine on animals

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Are We Getting Closer to a Coronavirus Cure?

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Is Japan doing enough to tackle human trafficking?

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Can a ceasefire bring peace to Chad?

Is Ukraine endangering its own civilians?

Is Ukraine endangering its own civilians?

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Will Both Palestine and Israel Hold up the Ceasefire in Gaza?

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Uganda: 50 years after Idi Amin’s expulsion

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Remembering the Ugandan Asian expulsion 50 years on

Nancy Pelosi's Asia Tour

Nancy Pelosi's Asia Tour

The third anniversary of India-controlled Kashmir losing its autonomy

The third anniversary of India-controlled Kashmir losing its autonomy

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Iraq's longest post-election deadlock sparks protests

Could a visit by the US house speaker to Taiwan spark violent conflict with China?

Could a visit by the US house speaker to Taiwan spark violent conflict with China?

Turkish FM Cavusoglu Criticises Germany  For Losing Its Neutrality

Turkish FM Cavusoglu Criticises Germany For Losing Its Neutrality

Should Iran come back to the negotiating table for a new nuclear deal?

Should Iran come back to the negotiating table for a new nuclear deal?

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