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WHO faces cash crunch amid vaccine, oxygen shortages

BRUSSELS: The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking $11.5 billion in urgent funding to fight the more infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, a draft report seen by Reuters shows, amid worries wealthy nations are partly bypassing its COVID-19 programmes. A large portion of the cash being requested from the …

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Sydney to get extra vaccines as Covid cases mount

MELBOURNE: Sydney will get 50,000 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week to battle its worsening COVID outbreak, Canberra said on Saturday, reversing a rebuff by the Australian government and other states the previous day of a plea for more supplies.  Australia reported 176 new locally acquired COVID cases …

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Vietnam receives 2 mln coronavirus vaccines

HANOI: Vietnam has obtained the primary cargo of two million doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine donated by the U.S. authorities, the American embassy in Hanoi stated on Saturday, because the Southeast Asian nation battles its worst outbreak. The cargo, delivered through the COVAX sharing facility, is a part of the …

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