News that a malaria vaccine was shown to be more than 75% effective in preventing the dead

As global COVID-19 death rates are again climbing, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday tore into booster shot plans by 2 pharma companies and wealthy countries, 

The US FDA warned yesterday that the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine has been linked in very rare instances to Guillain-Barré syndrome.  

Haiti: Doctors Dodging Bullets  

More than a dozen countries across Africa are at a high risk for measles outbreaks, after millions of children missed their measles and rubella vaccines during the pandemic, Precision Vaccinations reports.  

The WHO has endorsed a duo of rheumatoid arthritis drugs for treating COVID-19 after they showed promising results in reducing the risk of death and the need for mechanical ventilation.  

The pandemic strained even the most placid of countries, but health workers in Syria, still in the grips of conflict, faced extra challenges—from daily power outages to cut-off communication, travel, and supply lines.

How are the poorest countries supposed to store the millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses finally coming their way?   Just 28% of health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa have reliable power supplies.

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were “highly effective” in preventing infection in a real-world study of nearly 4000 health workers and frontline responders from December 2020 to April 2021, according to

From Geneva to Los Angeles, health authorities are advising the vaccinated to wear masks indoors. But the CDC still disagrees, The New York Times reports.