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China: Facing the failure of Zero-Covid?

For years, China's Zero-Covid strategy appeared to be a successful and life-saving alternative to the prevailing pandemic policy in the West. Read more...

We need a world health service

The NHS is no longer the best healthcare system in the world. Read more...

Covid-19: India and Pakistan show need for global plan

As the second wave proves deadly on a large scale for India, the situation seems to be worsening, albeit on a smaller scale, in Pakistan. Read more...

Imperialist countries' hoarding vaccine risks prolonging pandemic

Imperialist countries have pre-ordered enough vaccines to inoculate their populations many times over. Read more...

A step in the right direction: Zero Covid!

The Corona pandemic, with its more than 2 million deaths worldwide so far, is certainly the most dangerous fast-spreading global epidemic since the Spanish flu. Read more...

The Americas: new centre of the pandemic

While in Europe, outside Russia, the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be slowing down, at least for the time being, the situation on the American continent and in the Caribbean is very critica Read more...

Covid-19: "We will do whatever is necessary" - really?

"We must do everything we can to show the cohesion in our country" - said German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference on 12 March. Read more...

Medicare For All - Policy or Populist Sop?

On September 13, 2017 Bernie Sanders, the independent Senator from Vermont and erstwhile Democratic Party presidential candidate, introduced his latest version of a reform of the US health care system Read more...

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