Press Releases

Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

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Sabin Vaccine Institute financia pesquisadores para investigar desinformação sobre a COVID-19, projetar soluções para aumentar a aceitação de vacinas

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) anunciou hoje que concedeu subsídios a equipes de pesquisa de quatro países para explorar os fatores sociais da desinformação sobre a COVID-19 e seu impacto na aceitação rotineira da imunização e na aceitação de uma vacina contra a COVID-19. Os subsídios fazem parte […]

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Sabin Vaccine Institute finance des chercheurs pour enquêter sur la désinformation relative à la COVID-19 et concevoir des solutions en vue d’accroître l’acceptation des vaccins

WASHINGTON, 13 janv. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir accordé des subventions à des équipes de recherche dans quatre pays afin d’étudier les facteurs sociaux de la désinformation sur la COVID-19 et son impact sur l’acceptation de la vaccination systématique et l’acceptation d’un vaccin contre la COVID-19. Les […]


Newly-Wed Sudanese-South Sudanese Couple Fear Persecution

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – Nineteen-year-old Ishan Ahmed Abdallah, a Sudanese national, married a man from South Sudan last year. She acted without her mother’s and father’s permission and knew the marriage likely would upset her tradition-minded parents, but she hoped they would come around and accept it. More than a month later, Ishan and her […]

Medical/Health Care

COVID-19 Kills Two Malawian Cabinet Members; President Declares State of National Disaster

BLANTRYE, MALAWI – Two ministers in the cabinet of Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera died Tuesday from COVID-19. The southern African country is dealing with a steep rise in cases, and in a televised address the president urged Malawians to take protective measures. Speaking on state media from his residence in the capital, Lilongwe, Chakwera ordered […]

Business & Finance

DCI gained 0.13 percent year to date

The Domestic Companied Index (DCI) gained 0.13 percent during the week ending January 8, 2021. As indicated by the Stockbrokers weekly report, the index closed at 6 888.10 points from 6 879.35 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the index gained 0.13 percent. A total of 11 571 435 securities valued at P9 […]