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Covid Fatigue Meets the Delta Variant

The world is exhausted with this pandemic. Yet, the virus perseveres, mutating in ways that have made it far more contagious. This has created a dangerous situation. Many communities want restrictions lifted, even as the need to curb the virus has never been greater. David Nabarro, special envoy of the World Health Organization for Covid-19,…

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The Great Covid Disconnect

In New York they are shooting off fireworks to celebrate reopening. But in other parts of the world the coronavirus is continuing to spread, with lethal results. Public health workers are angry and frustrated. A senior official of the World Health Organization, Maria Van Kerkhove, says the world needs to pull together to use all…

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Get COVID Ready

Covid-19 is moving from a pandemic to an endemic disease. The virus will be with us for a long time to come, maybe forever. Dr. David Nabarro, special envoy of the World Health Organization, says we need to prepare for this with strong leadership – both local and global. Global GoalsCast attends Dr. Nabarro’s latest…

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Equity Saves Lives

The world’s fight against Covid-19 is at a crossroads. Four out of five doses of vaccine have gone to a few rich countries. “What are we all working for?’ Asks Dr. David Nabarro, a special envoy of the World Health Organization. “Are we working for a small number of groups of people in well endowed…

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The Pandemic Surges

Global GoalsCast is invited to an exclusive briefing on Covid-19 for global health leaders. The Covid-19 situation is more sobering today than at any time in the pandemic, Dr. David Nabarro, special envoy of the World Health Organization, informs the group. India is the challenge now, he reports. But where will the problem be tomorrow?…

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The New Vaccine Divide

The fight to curb Covid-19 has created a new divide between those who have had the vaccine and those who have not. The United States, The United Kingdom and other well off countries are on their way to immunizing their entire adult population. Yet dozens of less wealthy countries have yet to receive their first…

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The Dangerous Impact COVID-19 Is Having On Human Rights

By Amanda Friedland Everyone is affected by Covid-19 in some form.  While many of our lives have been inconvenienced through limitations on gatherings and dining, there are millions of people facing a human rights crisis amid this ongoing pandemic. “Across the globe, illiberal or authoritarian regimes are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack…

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The Crisis of the Global Goals Part II: Actions we need now!

Putting the world back on track after the pandemic will require a level of cooperation and partnership unlike anything we have seen. That is the conclusion of experts convened by Global GoalsCast to assess the crisis of the Sustainable Development Goals and the road forward. The world before the pandemic proved dangerously vulnerable because of…

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