But when China announced in 2018 that it would build the $80 million CDC headquarters in Addis Ababa, Washington was outraged. "The Chinese want to build the CDC to eventually steal the data from all the other centers," an unnamed Trump administration official told the Financial Times in February. "If the Chinese build the headquarters, the US will have nothing to do with Africa CDC." Recent reports that the Chinese hacked and bugged the African Union building they also built in Addis Ababa give the US claims more credence. … [Read more...] about China keeps promising its African allies that coronavirus vaccines for the continent are a priority. But where are they?
"Time is not on our side. We're in a situation where we're having more deaths and cases per day than ever. It's time to cooperate and move all vaccines out as quickly as possible, as long as they're safe and have a level of efficacy that's agreed on as being effective." … [Read more...] about Confidence in Chinese vaccines has taken a hit. But as coronavirus cases grow, some countries are still pushing ahead
Friday, two groups of more than 3,000 Honduran migrants each pushed their way into Guatemala without registering as part of a larger caravan headed to the United States, the Associated Press reported. A third group entered Guatemala on Saturday. The migrants aim to reach Mexico, which is north of Guatemala, and eventually make their way to the United States border. … [Read more...] about Cornyn presses Psaki on coronavirus rules for migrant caravan after transition resists ending travel limits
“We have patients in our conference room, in our chapel.” The Hospital’s CEO, Elaine Batchlor, told CNN. Batchlor said that the increase in numbers was putting major stress on all care, prompting some discussion on possible rationing of care to all patients. (RELATED: Cuomo Says Addicts In Rehab Facilities Are Next In Line For Coronavirus Vaccine) … [Read more...] about REPORT: Los Angeles Hospital Using Gift Shop To Treat Overflowing Coronavirus Patients
The sale came less than a week before the stock market tumbled because of the virus, and it sparked accusations of insider trading. Critics, in particular, pointed to the fact that at the time of the sale the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, which Burr then chaired, was receiving daily briefings on the threat posed by the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about DOJ Closes Probe into Richard Burr’s Coronavirus-Linked Stock Trades