Tag Archives: Immunizations

Gunmen kill policeman escorting polio workers in Pakistan

Pakistani police say two gunmen riding on a motorcycle killed a policeman escorting a team of polio workers ByThe Associated Press January 12, 2021, 8:14 AM • 2 min read PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot and killed a policeman in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday as he escorted a team of polio […]

Israelis protest Netanyahu amid 3rd virus lockdown

Thousands of Israelis are renewing their weekly demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ByThe Associated Press January 10, 2021, 5:10 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Thousands of Israelis on Saturday renewed weekly demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling for the long-serving leader to resign over […]

London mayor seeks help as UK sees record new virus deaths

London’s mayor has declared the capital’s COVID-19 situation to be critical, reflecting deteriorating conditions for beleaguered hospitals, as the country recorded its highest daily death toll in the pandemic By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press January 8, 2021, 5:27 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — […]

Netanyahu reelection hopes hinge on vaccination campaign

JERUSALEM — For media-obsessed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the coronavirus vaccine has arrived just in time. With elections approaching in March, Netanyahu has placed his world-leading vaccination drive at the center of his reelection campaign — launching an aggressive media blitz portraying him as almost singlehandedly leading the country out of the pandemic. He appears […]

In Somalia, COVID-19 vaccines are distant as virus spreads

As richer countries race to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, Somalia remains the rare place where much of the population hasn’t taken the coronavirus seriously By HASSAN BARISE Associated Press January 3, 2021, 8:44 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOGADISHU, Somalia — As richer countries race to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, […]