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A local art group, art360, painted this mural dedicated to the fight against the virus in the settlement of Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya. GORDWIN ODHIAMBO/AFP/GETTY

Immunization expert Christopher Morgan is optimistic that the great push for Covid-19 vaccines will produce...

Pay attention. Thomas Abraham gives a quick lesson on how the Covid-19 vaccines work.

Rich nations vaccinate a citizen every second while the majority of the poorest nations are yet to give a single dose. How...

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Richard Swift warns against vaccine fantasy and kneejerk technophilia.

Making a point: Bill Gates addresses the media after his address to the World Health Assembly at the UN in Geneva. Reuters/Alamy

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Nick Dowson investigates the oversized influence of Bill Gates on the global response to the pandemic 

: Government officials pray over a storage box containing Covid-19 vaccines before they leave for various vaccination centres in Mumbai, India, in January this year. India is one of the countries that is calling for patents on Covid-19 vaccines to be waived during the pandemic. DHIRAJ SINGH/BLOOMBERG/GETTY

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Heidi Chow on how to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for all, equitably and at scale.

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Having blocked proposals from Global South countries to suspend intellectual property on Covid-19 vaccines, the UK is now on...

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In the absence of enough trained doctors, reliance on other, less-qualified health workers is growing in the Global South....


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Let down at every turn, Ally Bruener struggles to balance her own vital needs with her eco-warrior...

Cuban Health Specialists arriving in South Africa to curb the spread of COVID-19/GovernmentZAFlickr

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A global pandemic demands we think in terms of global health, not vaccine nationalism, argues Dinyar Godrej...

In Kibera, Nairobi, Martha Apisa and Stacy Ayuma use their braids to raise awareness of the virus by imitating its shape. Community health efforts are intense as social distancing is impossible and sanitation is poor in Kenya’s largest slum.  Donwilson Odhiambo/Sopa/Zuma/Alamy 

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How can we transform the calamity that has befallen us and create healing? Vanessa Baird on the change we...

Pennsylvania Public Health Laboratory in Exton tests for Covid-19 Tom Wolf/Flickr

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Amelia Schofield of We Own It draws on lessons from contact tracing success stories around...

Illustration by Emma Peer

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Richard Swift on the ambiguous figure managing the WHO’s pandemic response. 

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What’s in store for the future when it comes to stopping air pollution? Watch experts and campaigners discuss the fight for...

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Husna Rizvi makes a vital suggestion.

High school students wearing masks protest against high levels of air pollution outside the government building in Skopje, North Macedonia December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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Air pollution kills millions of people each year. In the post-virus rush to return to ‘business as usual’, we could end up...


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