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WHO Validates China’s Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

The World Health Organization has validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities the assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing. The vaccine is produced by the Beijing-based pharmaceutical company Sinovac. “The world desperately needs multiple COVID-19 vaccines to address the huge access inequity…

Uganda Set To Reap Big As UN, WHO Vote To Remove Cannabis From World’s Most Dangerous Drugs

Mid-October this year, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia wrote a lengthy letter to President Yoweri Museveni making a case for a need to license local companies that have expressed interest to grow marijuana for medical purposes. Sudhir’s call came after the ministry of health and government had expressed that allowing the licensed commercial growing of marijuana and…