Day: March 10, 2021

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

EUROPE: CEE PULSE

The resurging pandemic presents the greatest challenge for governments across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). While Russia is one exception from this negative trend, its slow vaccination campaign and removal of most Covid-19-related restrictions leave the door open for another wave of infections.… Read the rest

Emerging Markets

PERU: Vaccine politics intensifies

The Sinopharm vaccine is currently at the center of a controversy that has implications for both Peru’s vaccine campaign and the presidential election race.

The controversy

On 5 March, the local Willax TV channel broadcast a program examining a study by the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), which has been Sinopharm’s local partner in Phase III trials for its vaccine.… Read the rest

Technology

Photocatalysts

Harnessing the Sun’s energy in the fight against runaway pollution and climate change