Forbes reveals 40 people who have seen their fortunes soar due to fighting the coronavirus pandemi

Forty people became billionaires in 2021 due to their business activities fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Forbes has revealed.  This year, the world’s billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with 660 people joining the list who were not on it in 2020.  Of those 660, the addition of 40 new billionaires on the list can be … Read more

Gabrielle Union and husband Dwyane Wade sell their $5.7million LA mansion after a year on the market

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union have sold their sprawling Sherman Oaks property for $5.7million, after slashing the asking price by half-a-million in January. The five-bedroom, nine-bathroom mansion was listed for $6.2million last March, just days before the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  After more than a year on the market without any luck, … Read more

WhatsApp reveals new Covid-19 vaccine stickers

WhatsApp joins forces with the World Health Organisation on new ‘Vaccines for All’ sticker pack in the hopes of offering users a ‘fun way to privately express their joy’ about the Covid-19 jab The new sticker pack includes a range of Covid-19 vaccine-related illustrations These include syringes and plasters, as well as vaccinated people embracing WhatsApp stickers … Read more

Europe’s vaccine roll-out is ‘unacceptably slow and prolonging the pandemic’, WHO warns

Europe’s vaccine roll-out has been condemned for being ‘unacceptably slow’ and blamed for ‘prolonging the pandemic’ by the World Health Organisation. ‘Vaccines present our best way out of this pandemic … However, the rollout of these vaccines is unacceptably slow’ and is ‘prolonging the pandemic’, WHO director for Europe Hans Kluge said today. He added … Read more

WHO advisor slams his own organization’s ‘outrageous’ COVID origins report

China has lied and covered up key information during virtually every stage of its coronavirus response – from the initial outbreak to the number of cases and deaths, and is still not telling the truth, observers, experts and politicians have warned. Beijing initially tried to cover up the virus by punishing medics who discovered it, … Read more

IAN BIRRELL: What a surprise… World health ‘experts’ have let China off the hook over Covid

More than 420 days have passed since the World Health Organisation declared that a strange new disease killing people in a central Chinese city was sufficiently alarming to be declared a global health emergency. The UN body, when making that historic statement last January, praised China for its leadership, its commitment to transparency, its sharing … Read more

UN chief criticises wealthy countries for stockpiling Covid-19 vaccines as poor countries go without

UN chief criticises wealthy countries for stockpiling Covid-19 vaccines as poor countries go without The UN health agency chief said stockpiling of vaccines was a ‘moral outrage’ At least 36 countries are yet to receive any vaccines through the Covax initiative £435 million  is needed to support vaccine delivery around the world By Lauren Lewis For … Read more

AstraZeneca lost £21 BILLION in profits from selling Covid vaccine cheaply

AstraZeneca lost £21 BILLION in profits from selling Covid vaccine cheaply… but the firm ‘wouldn’t do it again’ after attacks from EU over supply issues AstraZeneca sacrificed more than £21bn of revenue with its Covid-19 vaccine The pharmaceutical giant offered its vaccine at a cost of just £3.60 a dose  The company has been criticised … Read more

AstraZeneca lost £21 BILLION in profits from selling Covid vaccine cheaply

AstraZeneca lost £21 BILLION in profits from selling Covid vaccine cheaply… but the firm ‘wouldn’t do it again’ after attacks from EU over supply issues AstraZeneca sacrificed more than £21bn of revenue with its Covid-19 vaccine The pharmaceutical giant offered its vaccine at a cost of just £3.60 a dose  The company has been criticised … Read more

Study confirms redmesivir shortens Covid recovery by 2 days

The antiviral remdesivier cuts recovery time by about two days, but does not reduce the risk of dying from of the infection, a new study suggests.  Remdesivir is the only therapeutic drug approved for emergency use to treat COVID-19 in the U.S., but clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the World … Read more