Media Outlets Examine COVID-19 Vaccine Diplomacy, Other Vaccine-Related News

AP: Trump official says vaccine expected starting in January (Mendoza/Linderman, 10/9).

BBC News: BCG: Can a vaccine from 1921 save lives from Covid-19? (Gallagher, 10/11).

CNN: China is doubling down in the global push for a coronavirus vaccine (Gan, 10/9).

The Guardian: U.S. won’t rely on U.K. for Covid vaccine safety tests, says Nancy Pelosi (Beaumont/Boseley, 10/9).

Health Policy Watch: Moderna Makes Milestone Pledge To ‘Not Enforce Our Patents’ On COVID-19 Vaccine Technologies During Pandemic & Issue Open Licenses Afterward (Santos/Fletcher, 10/8).

Health Policy Watch: China, Republic of Korea Join COVAX Global Vaccine Pool — WHO Urges Countries To Jumpstart Vaccine Campaigns (Fletcher/Hoecklin, 10/9).

POLITICO: Pfizer trying to defuse critics amid push for vaccine before Election Day (Cancryn/Owermohle, 10/9).

Reuters: WHO welcomes Moderna move not to enforce COVID-19 vaccine patents (Nebehay/Farge, 10/9).

Reuters: Health Canada to start real-time review of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Roy, 10/9).

Reuters: Mexico makes nearly $160 million down payment for COVAX vaccine plan (Graham, 10/10).

Reuters: U.K. study tests if BCG vaccine protects against COVID (Smout, 10/11).

Sydney Morning Herald: Please Explain podcast: Vaccine diplomacy and the post-COVID world order (Macguire, 10/12).

Vox: 171 countries are teaming up for a Covid-19 vaccine. But not the U.S. (Belluz, 10/9).

Wall Street Journal: People Harmed by Coronavirus Vaccines Will Have Little Recourse (Loftus/Pulliam, 10/11).

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