G7 to unveil global anti-pandemic action plan

The G7 leaders are expected to agree to the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’, in which they commit to a 100 day response window to develop vaccines, treatments and diagnostics and how governments can quickly respond to any future outbreaks, reports Asian Lite Newsdesk


WHO Chief calls for global pandemic treaty

Ghebreyesus said that the defining characteristic of the pandemic is the lack of sharing: of data, information, pathogens, technologies and resources…reports Asian Lite News. The Covid-19 pandemic has proved that the world needs a pandemic treaty to strengthen both the World Health

UK launches plans for Global Pandemic Radar

Prime Minister said that the Global Pandemic Radar will ensure the early detection of new variants and emerging pathogens, so vaccines and treatments needed to stop them can be rapidly developed, reports Asian Lite Newsdesk Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday


EU member states urged to ease travel curbs

Non-essential travel regardless of individual vaccination status is currently permitted from seven countries with a good epidemiological situation…reports Asian Lite News. The European Commission has called on the member states of the European Union (EU) to grant entry to travellers who are


World unites to help India fight pandemic

US, UK, EU, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, Pakistan among others send help to India to tide the crisis, reports Asian Lite News As India battles a devastating second wave of coronavirus, support from other countries continue to pour in.  The European


Merkel gets first dose of Covid vaccine

Vaccination is the key to overcoming the pandemic,” Merkel was quoted as saying, Xinhua news agency reported…reports Asian Lite News. People around the world is on a continuous fight against the pandemic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel received on Friday her first dose