DP World and UNICEF announce global partnership to support COVID-19

The agreement will support the provision of COVID-19 vaccines and related supplies for low- and lower-middle-income countries DP World and UNICEF have announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunisation supplies in low- and lower-middle-income countries.  The new multi-million-dollar partnership is the largest established to date to support UNICEF’s […]...Read More

Powerful blast rips through Pak school, eight dead, 136 wounded

A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least eight students and wounding 136 others, police and a hospital spokesman said. The bombing happened as a prominent religious scholar during a special class was delivering a lecture about the […]...Read More

Poorer, at-most-risk nations would suffer if vaccine storage proves ‘impossible’

From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need nonstop sterile refrigeration to work. But despite great strides in equipping developing countries to maintain the vaccine “cold chain,” nearly 3 billion of the world’s 7.8 billion people live in places with insufficient temperature-controlled storage for an immunisation campaign to bring COVID-19 under control. […]...Read More