BEIJING — Neighborhoods under strict lockdown. Thousands quarantined. Millions tested in mere days. Overseas arrivals locked up for weeks and sometimes months. China has followed…View More China Returns to Its Strict Covid Restrictions to Fight a New Outbreak
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The coronavirus was ripping through Pakistan, and Muhammad Nasir Chaudhry was worried. Long lines and tight supplies plagued the government’s free vaccine…View More Pakistan’s Private Vaccinations Draw Criticism
Mongolia, a country of grassy hills, vast deserts and endless skies, has a population not much bigger than Chicago’s. The small democratic nation is used…View More Countries Are Scrambling for Vaccines. Mongolia Has Plenty.
Marie Neige, a call center operator in Seychelles, was eager to be vaccinated. Like the majority of the residents in the tiny island nation, she…View More Seychelles Sees Rise in Coronavirus Cases Despite Vaccinations
BAGHDAD — In a country where most people believe that God will protect them but their government won’t, it has taken a popular Shiite cleric…View More Cleric Lifts Iraq’s Faltering Vaccination Effort, but Perilous Summer Awaits
Developing countries racing for coronavirus vaccines now have another dependable option — and China’s reputation as a rising scientific superpower just got a big boost.…View More China’s Sinopharm Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use By W.H.O.
Hungary has agreed to pay about $36 a dose for Covid-19 vaccines made by Sinopharm, a Chinese state-owned vaccine maker, according to contracts made public…View More Hungary Pays $36 Per Dose for Chinese Vaccine
Poor countries will remember who came to their assistance, and when. Moscow and Beijing saw an opportunity early on, sending masks and protective gear to…View More The Era of Vaccine Diplomacy Is Here