December 11, 2020 By danny.carvalho@ymail.com Off

Rich countries are hoarding Covid-19 vaccines, People’s Vaccine Alliance warns


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Carey also discussed issues surrounding inclusivity and diversity in the sport that world champion Lewis Hamilton has been particularly vocal about.”,”descriptionText”:”Outgoing F1 CEO Chase Carey spoke to CNN about how the season had been impacted by the coronavirus. Carey also discussed issues surrounding inclusivity and diversity in the sport that world champion Lewis Hamilton has been particularly vocal about.”},{“title”:”How this family is coping with lockdown: ‘We’d like some normality'”,”duration”:”02:02″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2020/12/01/ireland-lockdown-family-video-diary-natsoc-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2020/12/01/ireland-lockdown-family-video-diary-natsoc-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201201094348-irish-family-lockdown-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2020/12/01/ireland-lockdown-family-video-diary-natsoc-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-intl/”,”description”:”On December 1, Ireland begins a staggered re-opening following six weeks of a second nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of coronavirus. For one family in Dublin, the Martins, life under lockdown presented challenges, but also charms. 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They shared their experience with CNN in this video diary from the Emerald Isle.”},{“title”:”Reuters: North Korean hackers suspected of targeting AstraZeneca”,”duration”:”01:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2020/11/27/astrazeneca-north-korea-coronavirus-vaccine-suspected-cyberattack-sot-vpx-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2020/11/27/astrazeneca-north-korea-coronavirus-vaccine-suspected-cyberattack-sot-vpx-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201126104127-file-03-astrazeneca-oxford-coronavirus-vaccine-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2020/11/27/astrazeneca-north-korea-coronavirus-vaccine-suspected-cyberattack-sot-vpx-nr.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-intl/”,”description”:”North Korean hackers are suspected to have carried out a cyberattack against British coronavirus vaccine developer AstraZeneca, according to Reuters, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter. “,”descriptionText”:”North Korean hackers are suspected to have carried out a cyberattack against British coronavirus vaccine developer AstraZeneca, according to Reuters, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter. “},{“title”:”Pandemic surge affecting Christmas holiday plans across Europe”,”duration”:”02:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2020/11/30/christmas-with-a-difference-europe-melissa-bell-intl-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2020/11/30/christmas-with-a-difference-europe-melissa-bell-intl-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201130212333-christmas-in-europe-melissa-bell-pkg-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2020/11/30/christmas-with-a-difference-europe-melissa-bell-intl-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-intl/”,”description”:”As the year comes to an end, many of Europe’s governments are scrambling to avoid stringent lockdowns over the Christmas holidays. 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