Developer of Sputnik Light Vaccine Files for Approval in Russia, Other Countries

Developer of Sputnik Light Vaccine Files for Approval in Russia, Other Countries
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Summary: MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An application for an emergency use authorization of Sputnik Light, the single-dose version of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, has been filed in...
Sentiment: negative
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How Global Health And Wealth Has Changed Over Two Centuries

How Global Health And Wealth Has Changed Over Two Centuries
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Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: positive
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Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'

Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: Greece and Austria want coronavirus-free tourists this summer, but other EU states have concerns.
Sentiment: positive
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UN chief calls new report a "red alert" for Earth as governments lack ambition to tackle climate change

UN chief calls new report a "red alert" for Earth as governments lack ambition to tackle climate change
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: Global emissions must be reduced by roughly 45% by 2030 to limit devastating impacts of climate change, but nations are on track to reduce emissions by less than 1%, report says.
Sentiment: positive
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EU humiliated: Germany leads bloc-wide rebellion against Brussels' legal action threat

EU humiliated: Germany leads bloc-wide rebellion against Brussels' legal action threat
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: BRUSSELS has threatened legal action against six member-states for their strict border rules against COVID-19 with Germany leading a fight against the measures.
Sentiment: negative
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More Electricity Is Used To Mine Bitcoin Than Is Used To Power Some Countries

More Electricity Is Used To Mine Bitcoin Than Is Used To Power Some Countries
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Summary: More electricity is used to mine bitcoin than is used to power some countries, researchers have found. The value of Bitcoin has soared in the last year or so, reaching a record-high of $50,000 this month. According to a tool developed by researchers at Cambridge University, the currency’s energy use is equivalent to the annual …
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Vaccine roll-out gaps a core concern for G-20 countries

Vaccine roll-out gaps a core concern for G-20 countries
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Summary: MILAN (AP) — The uneven distribution of vaccines between wealthier and poorer countries is a key concern of Group of 20 nations as leaders consider how to create even footing for recovery...
Sentiment: positive
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Greedy France and Germany strong-armed EU members into forgoing punishment: 'Shut up!'

Greedy France and Germany strong-armed EU members into forgoing punishment: 'Shut up!'
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Summary: FRANCE and Germany ran deficits that were too high in 2003, but strong-armed their partners in the eurozone into forgoing punishment - a move which ended up weakening the legal framework of the Maastricht Treaty and arguably led to the sovereign debt crisis, it has been claimed.
Sentiment: negative
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Why is Bitcoin $86K in Nigeria? Here's why the BTC premium is huge in some countries

Why is Bitcoin $86K in Nigeria? Here's why the BTC premium is huge in some countries
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Summary: Bitcoin prices can vary greatly from the spot market depending on your geographic location.
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EU warned Brexit 'could be tremendous' and make Czexit calls 'more attractive'

EU warned Brexit 'could be tremendous' and make Czexit calls 'more attractive'
Added a day ago
Summary: THE EU was warned that the consequences of a Brexit vote 'could be tremendous', as it may inspire more nations to leave the bloc, the former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic said.
Sentiment: positive
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US removes stumbling block to global deal on digital tax

US removes stumbling block to global deal on digital tax
Added a day ago
Summary: Biden administration drops insistence on ‘safe harbour’ for companies, opening door to agreement
Sentiment: positive
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UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations

UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations
Added a day ago
Summary: The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding that all warring parties immediately institute a “sustained humanitarian pause” to enable the unhindered delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination of millions of people in conflict areas
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. partners in Asia may not wait around as Biden prioritizes domestic issues

U.S. partners in Asia may not wait around as Biden prioritizes domestic issues
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Summary: In recent years, Asia-Pacific countries have signed two mega trade agreements — the CPTPP and RCEP — that exclude the U.S.
Sentiment: positive
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Canadian regulator authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine

Canadian regulator authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine
Added a day ago
Summary: Canadian regulators on Friday authorized AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for all adults. it is the third COVID-19 vaccine given the green light by Canada, following those from Pfizer and Moderna.
Sentiment: positive
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European leaders double down on need to speed up vaccination program

European leaders double down on need to speed up vaccination program
Added a day ago
Summary: The European Union needs to be faster in its efforts to vaccinate people against the coronavirus, the 27 heads of state said on Thursday.
Sentiment: negative
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US Secretary of State Blinken tours Canada and Mexico ‘virtually’

US Secretary of State Blinken tours Canada and Mexico ‘virtually’
Added a day ago
Summary: On his first trip ‘abroad’ Blinken met Canadian and Mexican about immigration, trade and economic issues.
Sentiment: positive
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Yanis Varoufakis' eerie prediction that EU democracy will crumble in hands of capitalism

Yanis Varoufakis' eerie prediction that EU democracy will crumble in hands of capitalism
Added a day ago
Summary: YANIS VAROUFAKIS predicted that democracy on the continent would crumble in the hands of EU capitalism.
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G20 nations warn uneven vaccine roll-out could stall recovery

G20 nations warn uneven vaccine roll-out could stall recovery
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Summary: We will not get back to our normal lives until the virus is eradicated in all countries, Italy’s economy minister said.
Sentiment: positive
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Huawei, controversial in the West, is going strong in the Gulf

Huawei, controversial in the West, is going strong in the Gulf
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Summary: Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is enjoying an extended honeymoon with oil-rich Gulf nations, despite being criticised in the United States and ...
Sentiment: positive
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Critical Need for Medical Oxygen in Africa, Latin America

Critical Need for Medical Oxygen in Africa, Latin America
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Summary: Doctors say the shortage has led to unnecessary deaths from COVID-19
Sentiment: negative
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Ivory Coast 2nd country to receive COVID vaccines via COVAX

Ivory Coast 2nd country to receive COVID vaccines via COVAX
Added 2 days ago
Summary: ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast on Friday became the second country in the world to receive a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX initiative, with 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine made by the Serum Institute...
Sentiment: positive
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Vaccine hoarding threatens global supply via COVAX: WHO

Vaccine hoarding threatens global supply via COVAX: WHO
Added 2 days ago
Summary: WHO chief urges countries to waive intellectual property rules, to allow others to make vaccines more quickly.
Sentiment: positive
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Renewed, More Ambitious Targets of Paris Agreement Needed

Renewed, More Ambitious Targets of Paris Agreement Needed
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Summary: UNITED NATIONS, Feb 26 (IPS) - The UNFCCC launched its ‘Climate Action: NDC Scorecard’ on Feb 26. The report assesses countries’ progress in meeting climate mitigation, adaptation and financing goals.Projected reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are falling "far short" of what is required to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement. That is according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which released its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC’s) Scoreca
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UN report warns governments 'nowhere close' to climate targets

UN report warns governments 'nowhere close' to climate targets
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The Paris agreement target for CO2 reduction is 45% of 2010 levels by 2030. The report found just a 0.5% fall estimated.
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US urges Tanzania to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, share data

US urges Tanzania to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, share data
Added 2 days ago
Summary: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States praised Tanzania on Friday for finally acknowledging the resurgence of COVID-19 after claiming for months it had defeated the pandemic through prayer. But the U.S. urged the country to share infection data and...
Sentiment: positive
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UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations

UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday demanding that all warring parties immediately institute a 'sustained humanitarian pause' to enable the unhindered delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination of millions of people in conflict areas.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $WWD

Belarus Government Could Consider Exploring Crypto Mining Says Energy Minister | BTCMANAGER

Belarus Government Could Consider Exploring Crypto Mining Says Energy Minister | BTCMANAGER
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The Belarus government is exploring the prospects of tapping into the crypto mining industry to utilize its excess energy supply.  Crypto Mining on The Agenda Belarus Energy minister Vikto Karankevich confirmed this development during a meeting with other energy stakeholders in the country. When quizzed on the prospects of using…
Sentiment: positive
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Why Won’t Bitcoin Die? Because You Need It

Why Won’t Bitcoin Die? Because You Need It
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Bitcoin is not a speculative bubble fueled by degenerate gamblers. It’s capital flight from collapsing fiat currencies.
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Israel suspends sending its Covid vaccine doses to other countries amid legal scrutiny & defense minister's objections

Israel suspends sending its Covid vaccine doses to other countries amid legal scrutiny & defense minister's objections
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The office of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has halted the sending of Covid-19 jabs to other countries after the move sparked questions from the state attorney general and angered Defense Minister Benny Gantz.
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Ghana receive first Covid-19 vaccines from global Covax initiative

Ghana receive first Covid-19 vaccines from global Covax initiative
Added 2 days ago
Summary: It’s the start of a long campaign to immunize billions of people.
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Countries' new carbon-cutting pledges are nowhere near enough, UN says | CBC News

Countries' new carbon-cutting pledges are nowhere near enough, UN says | CBC News
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.
Sentiment: positive
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India and Pakistan announce cease-fire for first time in nearly 20 years

India and Pakistan announce cease-fire for first time in nearly 20 years
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Summary: The two countries regularly exchange artillery fire in the disputed region of Kashmir.
Sentiment: negative
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Commentary: In COVID-19 vaccination drive, no one is safe until everyone is safe

Commentary: In COVID-19 vaccination drive, no one is safe until everyone is safe
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Facilitating affordable and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine requires bold political leadership and support for developing countries, says ...
Sentiment: positive
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Brit holidays to Europe ‘could be delayed for MONTHS thanks to EU’s shambolic vaccine rollout’

Brit holidays to Europe ‘could be delayed for MONTHS thanks to EU’s shambolic vaccine rollout’
Added 2 days ago
Summary: BRITS face an anxious MONTHS-long wait to find out whether they’ll be able to go on holiday to Europe this summer. Angela Merkel dismissed any prospects of the EU swiftly opening up its borde…
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Facing long fight with COVID variants, EU pushes to step up vaccinations

Facing long fight with COVID variants, EU pushes to step up vaccinations
Added 2 days ago
Summary: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID-19 variants over the coming years after EU leaders ...
Sentiment: negative
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System change, not charity, will end the vaccine apartheid

System change, not charity, will end the vaccine apartheid
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The global patent system divided the world into two camps – those who have access to vaccines and those who do not.
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US-educated foreign soldiers learn 'democratic values,' study shows – though America also trains future dictators

US-educated foreign soldiers learn 'democratic values,' study shows – though America also trains future dictators
Added 2 days ago
Summary: The US Armed Forces run 14 programs in over 150 countries, providing education and training for roughly 70,000 foreign military personnel each year. What, if anything, are they learning?
Sentiment: positive
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Cooperation is humanity’s superpower, and the way we have enlarged our circle — from kin, to tribes, to religions, to countries, to the world — is miraculous. But the conditions under which that cooperation have taken hold are delicate, and like everything else, part of the biophysical system in which we live. We are changing that system in ways we do not understand and with consequences we cannot predict.

Added 2 days ago
Summary: | Ezra Klein, Texas Is a Rich State in a Rich Country, and Look What Happened
Sentiment: positive
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UN climate chief slams ‘incredible’ failure as emissions plans flatline

UN climate chief slams ‘incredible’ failure as emissions plans flatline
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Promises ahead of global climate summit ‘simply not good enough,’ says Patricia Espinosa.
Sentiment: negative
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Money Laundering: the Darker Side of the Worlds Offshore Financial System

Money Laundering: the Darker Side of the Worlds Offshore Financial System
Added 2 days ago
Summary: UNITED NATIONS, Feb 26 (IPS) - A sign outside a laundry in New York city had a frivolously flippant slogan: “We launder dirty clothes, not dirty money.” And a 2019 movie titled “Laundromat,” based on a book ‘Secrecy World’ by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jake Bernstein, exposed the byzantine world of money laundering.
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COVID-19: EU leaders divided over vaccine passports to allow European travel this summer

COVID-19: EU leaders divided over vaccine passports to allow European travel this summer
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Some want an EU-wide certificate, while others fear it will discriminate against those who are not yet immunised.
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

Added 2 days ago
Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
Sentiment: positive
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The good news about the global vaccine supply

The good news about the global vaccine supply
Added 2 days ago
Summary: With new developments for Covax and favorable signs from national rollouts, the global vaccine supply debate may be moving in a positive direction.
Sentiment: positive
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Bernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’

Bernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’
Added 3 days ago
Summary: US Senator Bernie Sanders has lashed out at Tel Aviv for sending surplus coronavirus vaccines to friendly nations overseas instead of giving them to Palestinians, saying it must do so as an “occupying power.”
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Beijing think tank chief pitches Asean countries on Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong

Beijing think tank chief pitches Asean countries on Greater Bay Area, Hong Kong
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Xu Ze, former deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, declares next five-year plan will have prominent role for the ambitious project.
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For Israel's allies, road to vaccines runs through Jerusalem

For Israel's allies, road to vaccines runs through Jerusalem
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has acknowledged sharing coronavirus vaccines with a number of friendly countries that have given favors to Israel in the past
Sentiment: positive
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Yemen Faces World's Worst Famine in Decades, Warns U.N.

Yemen Faces World's Worst Famine in Decades, Warns U.N.
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Millions are going without food, says the U.N.'s humanitarian chief
Sentiment: negative
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India, Pakistan agree to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir

India, Pakistan agree to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir
Added 3 days ago
Summary: In rare move, India and Pakistan agree to ‘strict observance’ of ceasefire along de facto border in disputed Kashmir.
Sentiment: negative
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Ghana receives 600,000 vaccines in first Covax delivery – video

Ghana receives 600,000 vaccines in first Covax delivery – video
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Covax has delivered its first Covid-19 vaccine doses to Ghanian frontline healthcare workers
Sentiment: negative
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First COVAX vaccine shipment arrives in Ghana as developing world hopes to catch up

First COVAX vaccine shipment arrives in Ghana as developing world hopes to catch up
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The news is a hopeful turning point for poorer countries that risk being left behind in the global race for vaccinations.
Sentiment: negative
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UN urges Gulf states to step up to avert Yemen famine

UN urges Gulf states to step up to avert Yemen famine
Added 3 days ago
Summary: UN aid chief says Yemen on a ‘knife-edge’ of famine, amid smaller aid contributions from Gulf countries.
Sentiment: negative
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What Is A Cold Chain? And Why Do So Many Vaccines Need It?

What Is A Cold Chain? And Why Do So Many Vaccines Need It?
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Many of the coronavirus vaccines like it cold. Really cold. Sub-zero cold. Why is this the case? And how is the world handling this frigid requirement?
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First free coronavirus vaccines distributed

First free coronavirus vaccines distributed
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The arrival of 600,000 doses of vaccine in the West African country marks the beginning of one of the largest vaccine procurement and supply operations in history.
Sentiment: positive
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Israel doles out small batches of vaccine as diplomatic perks

Israel doles out small batches of vaccine as diplomatic perks
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Among the recipients of the “symbolic” donations were doctors and nurses in the West Bank.
Sentiment: positive
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As China Gives Vaccines to Other Countries but Not Its Elderly, Chinese Over 60 Ask: What About Me?

As China Gives Vaccines to Other Countries but Not Its Elderly, Chinese Over 60 Ask: What About Me?
Added 4 days ago
Summary: As China sends millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to countries it hopes to influence, citizens at home who are over 60 are asking “What about me?” Their question spotlights Beijing policy divergence from many Western nations, where the public health push focuses on immunizing as many older adults as soon as possible because they are more likely to become sicker and require hospitalization than younger people.  Instead, China is focusing on immunizing people aged 18-59 who are at high risk a
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COVID-19: Ghana receives 600,000 free vaccine doses as part of global scheme

COVID-19: Ghana receives 600,000 free vaccine doses as part of global scheme
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The delivery comes eight months after the launch of the COVAX initiative - the World Health Organisation's global sharing scheme.
Sentiment: positive
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Jerome Powell Says The Feds Are Thinking About The Issuance Of The Digital Dollar

Jerome Powell Says The Feds Are Thinking About The Issuance Of The Digital Dollar
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Many countries are joining the current Central Bank Digital Currency trend, as influential countries like China have made their stance publicly known.. Although China has completed the digital currency’s creation and currently testing the virtual currency, other countries are still lukewarm about government-issued digital currencies. America has not shown much enthusiasm about creating a digital …
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana Receives First COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery from COVAX

Ghana Receives First COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery from COVAX
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The COVAX vaccine delivery marks the beginning of the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana Receives World's First Doses Of Free Covax Vaccines From India

Ghana Receives World's First Doses Of Free Covax Vaccines From India
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ghana on Wednesday became the first country to receive vaccines from Covax, a global scheme to procure and distribute Covid inoculations for free for poorer countries.
Sentiment: positive
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A call for global vaccine justice

A call for global vaccine justice
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Only a truly global vaccination strategy can ensure equal value is placed on the lives of the rich and the poor.
Sentiment: positive
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1st COVID vaccine doses from U.N.-backed COVAX initiative arrive in Ghana

1st COVID vaccine doses from U.N.-backed COVAX initiative arrive in Ghana
Added 4 days ago
Summary: 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are part of 1st wave of shots from global effort to vaccinate poor and developing nations - now with U.S. support.
Sentiment: positive
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Covax vaccine-sharing scheme delivers first doses to Ghana

Covax vaccine-sharing scheme delivers first doses to Ghana
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The vaccine-sharing scheme aims to help poorer countries like Ghana get Covid-19 jabs.
Sentiment: positive
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Covax delivers first Covid vaccines in 'momentous occasion'

Covax delivers first Covid vaccines in 'momentous occasion'
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Doses land in Accra as part of scheme seeking to offset ‘vaccine nationalism’
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana Becomes First Country To Get COVAX Vaccine Doses

Ghana Becomes First Country To Get COVAX Vaccine Doses
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The shipments are the start of "what should be the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history," the WHO and UNICEF say.
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EU's recovery fund ripped apart by French MEP who claimed it 'might not be legal'

EU's recovery fund ripped apart by French MEP who claimed it 'might not be legal'
Added 4 days ago
Summary: THE EU's recovery fund has been furiously torn to shreds by French and German MEPs, who questioned the legality of the measures in an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk.
Sentiment: negative
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How Military Leadership Hollows Out an Economy

How Military Leadership Hollows Out an Economy
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The coup in Myanmar will undoubtedly scare away foreign business, and further reforms to limit the parasitic behavior of military conglomerates are now very unlikely.
Sentiment: positive
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COVID-19 FACTBOX | Fear over vaccine supply: latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

COVID-19 FACTBOX | Fear over vaccine supply: latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Covid-19 vaccine makers told the US Congress that supplies should surge in the coming weeks.
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Ghana 1st nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX

Ghana 1st nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX
Added 4 days ago
Summary: ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana received the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday — the long-awaited start for a program that has thus far fallen short of hopes that it would ensure...
Sentiment: positive
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Fears of new COVID variants lead to lengthier travel quarantines

Fears of new COVID variants lead to lengthier travel quarantines
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Tighter quarantine requirements due to mutant viruses is delaying the recovery in international travel, analysts say.
Sentiment: negative
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First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana | CBC News

First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana | CBC News
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The World Health Organization's global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday, as the race to get doses to the world's poorest people and tame the pandemic accelerates.
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Covid: WHO scheme Covax delivers first vaccines

Covid: WHO scheme Covax delivers first vaccines
Added 4 days ago
Summary: It is a milestone for a scheme aiming to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 jabs to poorer countries.
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First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana

First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive in Ghana
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The World Health Organization's global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday, as the race to get doses to the world's poorest people and tame the pandemic accelerates.
Sentiment: negative
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Ghana receives world's first free Covid-19 vaccines under Covax scheme

Ghana receives world's first free Covid-19 vaccines under Covax scheme
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery Wednesday of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine m…
Sentiment: positive
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Climate change is not priced into markets but its effect could be substantial, experts say

Climate change is not priced into markets but its effect could be substantial, experts say
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Climate change could lead to a significant rerating in some financial markets the moment that investors take its risks seriously, experts have told CNBC.
Sentiment: negative
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Ghana receives first COVID vaccine through UN-backed COVAX scheme

Ghana receives first COVID vaccine through UN-backed COVAX scheme
Added 4 days ago
Summary: At least 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Accra as part of efforts for equitable global access to jabs.
Sentiment: negative
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Ghana To Receive World's First Doses Of Free 6-Lakh Covax Vaccines: UNICEF

Ghana To Receive World's First Doses Of Free 6-Lakh Covax Vaccines: UNICEF
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ghana is to receive Wednesday the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a global scheme to procure and distribute inoculations for free to poor countries, UNICEF and the World Health Organization said.
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana is first nation in world to receive COVAX vaccines

Ghana is first nation in world to receive COVAX vaccines
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India
Sentiment: positive
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Ghana is first nation in world to receive COVAX vaccines

Ghana is first nation in world to receive COVAX vaccines
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India
Sentiment: positive
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US, Canada pledge to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

US, Canada pledge to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Ahead of UN climate summit, small island states and UK warn of ongoing threats to stability as global temperatures rise.
Sentiment: negative
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San Marino buys Russia's Sputnik V after EU vaccine delivery delays

San Marino buys Russia's Sputnik V after EU vaccine delivery delays
Added 5 days ago
Summary: San Marino isn’t an EU member and was excluded from the deals the 27-nation bloc negotiated with pharmaceutical firms.
Sentiment: positive
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Nigeria survey suggests 23% of Lagos residents had Covid last year

Nigeria survey suggests 23% of Lagos residents had Covid last year
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Study suggests infection rates have been much higher across the country than previously thought
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19: Israel shares surplus vaccines with Palestinians

Covid-19: Israel shares surplus vaccines with Palestinians
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Summary: Israel is giving a "symbolic" amount of surplus Covid-19 vaccines to the Palestinians and to several countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Tuesday.
Sentiment: positive
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Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations

Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations
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Summary: After jumping out to a quick start in its vaccination campaign, Israel announced Tuesday that it has decided to share a small surplus of its coronavirus vaccines with several friendly countries.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden and Trudeau urge world leaders to ‘raise their ambitions’ as they commit to zero-emissions pledge

Biden and Trudeau urge world leaders to ‘raise their ambitions’ as they commit to zero-emissions pledge
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Summary: US president and Canada PM launch ‘high-level, climate-ambition ministerial’ to align policies for net-zero emissions by 2050
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China exposed in leaked WHO report

China exposed in leaked WHO report
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Summary:

In the months following the emergence of COVID-19 in China, authorities did “little” to try to find the source of the infection, a leaked World Health Organisation (WHO) document claims.

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COVID-19 'vaccine diplomacy': China, Russia and India cherry-picking the countries they help

COVID-19 'vaccine diplomacy': China, Russia and India cherry-picking the countries they help
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Summary: The three nations are not just providing allies with jabs but also countries where they want more influence.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden, Trudeau Look to ‘Build Back’ US-Canada Relations

Biden, Trudeau Look to ‘Build Back’ US-Canada Relations
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Summary: WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Michael Hughes - US President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in their first official bilateral meeting, as they vowed to...
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How China’s Digital Silk Road Is Leading Countries Away from the United States

How China’s Digital Silk Road Is Leading Countries Away from the United States
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Summary: Beijing is using technology products, markets, and training to secure influence with U.S. security partners, a IISS report finds.
Sentiment: positive
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Commentary: Growth alone is not enough to lift all boats

Commentary: Growth alone is not enough to lift all boats
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Summary: Economic growth has long been a top policy goal for countries around the world, but for millions of people living in poverty, it isn’t enough, say ...
Sentiment: positive
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Do 'Tight' Cultures Fare Better In The Pandemic Than 'Loose' Cultures?

Do 'Tight' Cultures Fare Better In The Pandemic Than 'Loose' Cultures?
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Summary: That's the question posted by a study in The Lancet Planetary Health. In case you're wondering, the United States is characterized as "loose." And Singapore is "tight."
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UN Human Rights Council starts work to address a ‘pandemic of human rights abuses'

UN Human Rights Council starts work to address a ‘pandemic of human rights abuses'
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Summary: Experts say that as the US rejoins the UN Human Rights Council, it should hold allies — and itself — accountable for human rights violations.
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Western countries increase pressure on Myanmar junta as protests continue

Western countries increase pressure on Myanmar junta as protests continue
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Summary: Myanmar's military leaders came under renewed pressure at home and abroad on Tuesday with joint condemnation from the G7 countries, tightened sanctions from Washington and Brussels and some of the bi…
Sentiment: negative
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WHO will pay out a lump sum for vaccine side effects from Covid-19 Covax programme

WHO will pay out a lump sum for vaccine side effects from Covid-19 Covax programme
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Summary: The World Health Organisation has agreed a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects.
Sentiment: positive
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Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations

Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations
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Summary: JERUSALEM (AP) — After jumping out to a quick start in its vaccination campaign, Israel announced Tuesday that it has decided to share a small surplus of its coronavirus vaccines with several friendly countries. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to...
Sentiment: positive
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Teacher shortage makes education recovery a stiff job

Teacher shortage makes education recovery a stiff job
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Summary: Bangladesh is now on the way to become an upper middle income country but its TSR is lower even than the average of that of low-income countries
Sentiment: negative
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Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19

Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19
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Summary: SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (IPS) - The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting most developing countries disproportionately, especially the United Nations’ least developed countries (LDCs) and the World Bank’s low-income countries (LICs). Years of implementing neoliberal policy conditionalities and advice have made most developing countries much more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic by undermining their health systems and fiscal capacities to respond adequately.
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1st batch of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Mexico (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

1st batch of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Mexico (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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Summary: The first shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Mexico, as the country seeks to acquire as many jabs as possible from different suppliers.
Sentiment: positive
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As more governments mull vaccine passports, critics raise discrimination fears

As more governments mull vaccine passports, critics raise discrimination fears
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Summary: As vaccinations pick up pace around the world, the idea of “vaccine passports” is gaining traction among governments and industries looking for a way out of shutdowns, curfews and travel bans.  But w…
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations

Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations
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Summary: After jumping out to a quick start in its vaccination campaign, Israel says it is sharing a small surplus of its coronavirus vaccines with several friendly countries
Sentiment: positive
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Women inch towards equal legal rights despite COVID-19 risks, World Bank says

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite COVID-19 risks, World Bank says
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Summary: Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to COVID-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden shouldered by women during the pandemic, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
Sentiment: negative
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