Deployment of COVID-19 vaccines

President Joe Biden meets with the White House COVID-19 Response Team on the latest developments related to the omicron variant in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Campus in Washington, Jan. 4, 2022

‘Hope is not a plan’: Dr. Atul Gawande says global COVID funding is dwindling but the crisis continues


Dr. Atul Gawande, a renowned surgeon and global health leader at USAID, talks with The World’s host Marco Werman about plummeting resources in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Olympic athletes, from left, archer Marcus Vinicius D'Almeida, Paralympic rower Michel Pessanha, swimmer Marcela Cunha and swimmer Larissa Oliveira pose for a photo with the mascot of the vaccination campaign, named "Zé Gotinha," or "Droplet Joe," after t

Brazil’s COVID vaccination campaign picks up thanks to a 1980s public health mascot

A member of the National Guard, center, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to a farmworker.

Vaccine mandates aren’t new. But do they work?

Men in orange and yellow jackets lift a box of vaccines from COVAX off of a truck bed

Norway’s minister calls on others to follow his country’s lead in sharing COVID-19 vaccines

Two lab technicians dressed in white protective gear organize vials.

US loosens export restrictions to help India’s ‘full-blown’ coronavirus crisis

Anita Anand, Canada's Minister of Public Services and Procurement opens a box with some of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses that Canada has secured through a deal with the Serum Institute of India in partnership with Verity Pharma at a facility in M

A Canadian company challenges vaccine rules to increase access 


Biolyse’s unconventional move to try to produce single-dose COVID-19 vaccines adds to a fierce global debate about who controls vaccine knowledge and production in a pandemic.

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, Kim Jong-un speaks in a conference with chief secretaries of the city and county party committees in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, March 6, 2020. 

North Korea to reopen its borders for the coronavirus vaccine


The pandemic appears to have further cut off North Korea from the rest of the world. But now, the country is set to receive nearly 2 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine through the COVAX program.

A medical worker gives a shot of the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to a woman during the vaccination in Belgrade, Serbia, Feb. 17, 2021. 

Serbia lets people choose their COVID-19 vaccine. Some call it a ‘political ballot.’


Although some Serbians see it as a big win for the country — and a rare victory at that — others are critical of what they see as the politicization of vaccines.

A doctor gives a patient the coronavirus vaccine in his office.

France launches citizens’ collective to tackle widespread vaccine hesitancy


To boost the public’s confidence, the French government is putting power in the hands of everyday citizens in the form of a 35-person collective — selected at random — to help oversee the country’s vaccine rollout. 

A gloved hand holds a needle up-close.

How India’s Serum Institute became a COVID-19 vaccine powerhouse


As the world’s largest maker of low-cost vaccines, the institute finds itself in the middle of an uphill battle to vaccinate the world against COVID-19.