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Friday is the final day for governments to decide whether to take part in Covax, an initiative that aspires to give lower-income countries the same access to vaccines as rich nations.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros has called on countries to invest in public health in order to prepare ourselves from future pandemics like Covid-19.
The vaccine procurement and distribution effort, involving over 170 economies, has the potential to become the world's largest and fastest ever operation of its kind.
US will now fund health programs in countries including Libya, Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan to fight Covid-19, polio, flu and other diseases.
In May, President Xi Jinping pledged that a China-developed coronavirus vaccine would be shared with the world.
In an editorial in its internal newsletter, ICMR praises itself, saying it has set an example in front of the world by putting up a valiant face of India.
As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
India, the third worst-hit nation in terms of infections, has also accounted for over 23% of the cases and more than 15% of the deaths reported between August 4-10 worldwide.
WHO is preparing to deploy a larger group of experts to Wuhan, where epidemiological studies will begin to identify the potential source of infection.
ThePrint's Manisha Mondal visits Delhi's Anna Nagar where over 12 houses were destroyed when a portion of an adjacent road had caved-in during heavy downpour earlier this month.