Shattered by a pandemic that exposed a flawed and failing global health system, the world has a rare chance to remake both WHO and core global infrastructure for pandemic preparedness and response. Will it?

The world has reached the “vaccine apartheid” stage of the pandemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned yesterday,

The US is making headway on vaccinations, with ~130 million adults having now received at least one vaccine dose.

Liberia is the first African country to introduce the new typhoid conjugate vaccine, folding it into routine immunizations for 9-month-olds, the

Africa’s vaccine rollout is moving—with 32 countries vaccinating high-risk population groups using vaccines from COVAX and other sources, according to a 

The WHO is urging countries not to suspend their AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollouts after a small number of reports of abnormal blood clotting in recipients triggered a domino effect of jab rollout pauses, 

A third of women worldwide have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime—a figure that has barely budged in the past decade, according to a landmark

Vaccination may be a pass to certain activities—but what about actual vaccine passports?  

Latin American governments are accusing Pfizer of “bullying” in COVID-19 vaccine negotiations—saying it is insisting upon extreme guarantees against future legal cases like using embassies and military bases as collateral.   Protections for vaccine manufacturers in case of…

Africa’s first major COVID-19 treatment trial will test a laundry list of cheap, already available drugs.