China reportedly lying about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to deflect study

People spraying disinfectant in Handan, China on January 23, 2021.FeatureChina via AP Images

China is stoking fears about the safety of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot to deflect from damning studies questioning the effectiveness of its own vaccine, according to a report. State media has ramped up coverage of baseless safety fears, accusing Western media of ignoring the deaths of 23 recently inoculated seniors in Norway, even after officials ruled… Continue reading China reportedly lying about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to deflect study

World’s ten richest people gained enough wealth to buy COVID vaccines for all

Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person.SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images

The world’s 10 richest people added enough money to their fortunes last year to buy COVID-19 vaccines for every person on the planet, a new report says. British anti-poverty organization Oxfam included the stunning finding in a wide-ranging report to illustrate how the pandemic has widened the divide between the rich and the poor. “Rigged… Continue reading World’s ten richest people gained enough wealth to buy COVID vaccines for all

Pro-Beijing Hong Kong politicians to be vaccinated before city residents

The pro-Beijing bloc of Hong Kong politics are set to travel to Shenzhen this week to receive a coronavirus jab. Photo: Xinhua

A group of more than 200 pro-Beijing politicians in Hong Kong is set to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in mainland China, ahead of the rest of the city’s population, in order to attend the Chinese Communist party’s premier political event this year. The businesspeople, lawmakers and other professionals represent Hong Kong on some of mainland… Continue reading Pro-Beijing Hong Kong politicians to be vaccinated before city residents