Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the World Health Organization, said on Monday that inequitable vaccine distribution has allowed coronavirus deaths to rise in low-income countries with less access, despite wider global declines.
Thousands of Britons scrambled to leave over the weekend, even paying extra to rebook flights, in an effort to beat the Tuesday deadline for a new quarantine order Britain imposed on those returning from Portugal.
The announcement came as three U.S. senators briefly visited Taiwan's capital on Sunday. The donation is part of the 25 million doses the U.S. plans to distribute this month to countries struggling to control the virus.
A herd of 15 wild elephants that walked 500 kilometers (300 miles) from a nature reserve in China’s mountain southwest were approaching the major city of Kunming on Wednesday as authorities rushed to try to keep them out of populated areas.
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