Past vaccination campaigns can teach us how to immunise billions

“With porous borders in many countries, it’s important that national governments develop vaccine plans that include cross-border strategies and are inclusive of refugees, migrants, and other displaced populations, regardless of documentation. “

via Thomson Reuters Foundation News

A view from Malawi: Combating fake news and the ‘infodemic’

“At one-point, former head of state Joyce Banda told people at a rally that there was no COVID-19 in Malawi. In the end Malawians paid a price as infection figures increased dramatically after the elections.”

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Mayor of Freetown: ‘Cities need inclusive COVID-19 responses to build back stronger. But we can’t do it alone.’

“95% of Covid-19 cases are reported in urban areas. That puts cities on the frontlines of a global public health crisis that is widening the gap between those with the comfort and safety of a home and those forced to leave their homes behind.”

via Thomson Reuters Foundation News