New ban will affect eight African countries President Joe Biden announced on Friday that his administration would ban travel from eight countries beginning on Monday, as the US seeks to prevent the spread of a new Covid-19 variant dubbed “Omicron”. A statement from the White House indicated that travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, and Malawi would beContinue reading “Omicron variant: Biden makes fresh plea to Americans to get vaccinated as he puts travel restrictions on eight countries”
Ex-PM says world was ‘forewarned’ of dangers of failing to vaccinate poorer countries amid rise of new variant ‘New variant is no surprise when rich countries are hoarding vaccines’ The failure of wealthy nations to get vaccines to the developing world is “coming back to haunt us”, Gordon Brown has warned, as experts said the emergence ofContinue reading “Failure to share Covid vaccines ‘coming back to haunt us’, says Gordon Brown”
You may be getting vaccinated this month, but that comes at a weird cost. VICE News speaks with experts on why America’s role in withholding donations of our extra vaccines and putting off waiving our vaccine intellectual property prevents other countries from being able to get health workers and the elderly vaccinated, and how thatContinue reading “Why Some Countries May Not Have COVID Vaccines Until 2024 – VICE News”
For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money.