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WHO wants more funding for Covax

Forty five billion dollars needed to fund Covid vaccines for low income countries.

The World Health Organization has appealed for more help from rich countries to protect poorer nations against the coronavirus as the global vaccination gap widens. The EU unveils plans for overseas tourists to return. Escape from China by boat - one man's perilous dinghy ride to what he hopes is a new life in Taiwan.

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34 minutes

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  • COVAX

    • COVAX

      The head of the WHO described the gap in vaccines between countries as "a moral catastroph

      Duration: 03:40

  • Brazil pandemic inquiry

    • Brazil pandemic inquiry

      In Brazil, there is a senate inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic

      Duration: 04:13

  • Singapore vaccine song

    • Singapore vaccine song

      Singapore is deploying the powers of disco to promote its vaccine programme

      Duration: 00:40

  • EU travel

    • EU travel

      The European Union has proposed fully vaccinated people be allowed to enter Europe

      Duration: 01:34

  • Australia travel ban

    • Australia travel ban

      Australia has toughened its stance on travel from India

      Duration: 02:51

  • Apple in court

    • Apple in court

      Apple is facing off in court against Epic games who make Fortnight

      Duration: 02:21

  • Taiwan strait dingy crossing

    • Taiwan strait dingy crossing

      A Chinese man spent 2 thousand dollars to travel across the Taiwan strait on a dingy boat

      Duration: 02:37

  • Anti-asian hate crime

    • Anti-asian hate crime

      Over the past 18 months hate crimes against Asian people has drastically risen

      Duration: 03:56

  • Boris Johnson nanny

    • Boris Johnson nanny

      Boris Johnson brushed off questions about a claim that a donor was asked to pay for a nann

      Duration: 01:19

  • Apetamin

    • Apetamin

      Instagram is being urged to clamp down on accounts that promote and sell apetamin

      Duration: 02:57

  • Premier League's owners charter

    • Premier League's owners charter

      The English Premier League has introduced what it's calling a new ‘owners charter’

      Duration: 01:34

  • Back to the office

    • Back to the office

      As more doses are rolled out homeworkers start to head to the office

      Duration: 03:50

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