Eight different Covid-19 vaccines are currently being used around the world and just over 172 million people have received their first dose, 2.2 for every 100 people. All of the vaccines being used require two shots but that is set to change with Johnson & Johnson’s JNJ+0.3%JNJ+0.3% one-shot vaccine expected to gain regulatory approval for use in the United States within weeks. As it stands, the first Covid-19 vaccine to be authorized for use in the U.S. is also the most widely used shot globally, according to information from website Our World in Data reported by The New York Times.
The weekend’s biggest talking points are dissected by Tyler Brûlé, Christoph Lenz, Benno Zogg, Chiara Rimella and Jan E Brucker, with commentary from our editors in London and Tokyo. Plus: what is on the pages of ‘The National’ newspaper in the UAE?
Georgina Godwin covers the weekend’s biggest discussion topics. We flick through the weekend’s papers with Terry Stiastny, Andrew Mueller recaps the week’s biggest lessons and we hear editor in chief Andrew Tuck’s Saturday column.
As the rollout of #Covid-19 vaccinations gathers pace, the mammoth task of inoculating billions of people across the globe has seen a number of unusual sites and buildings converted into #vaccination centres, from Disneyland in California, to an ancient UK cathedral and a bus converted into a mobile vaccination unit.
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: who will go nuclear next?, new leadership is needed in the West Bank and Gaza (9:45) and can Boeing fly without government help? (15:35)
The weekend’s biggest discussion topics covered by Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Juliet Linley, Eemeli Isoaho and Marcus Schögel, with commentary from our editors in London and Bangkok.
Plus: what’s on the pages of Iceland’s Morgunblaðið newspaper.
The weekend’s biggest discussion topics: Simon Brooke on the day’s newspapers, Monocle’s editor in chief Andrew Tuck’s column and a look at ‘Alexander’, a new digital storytelling platform.
We flick through the weekend’s papers across the Middle East and North Africa and examine the future relationship between the UK and the US under Joe Biden. Plus: Andrew Tuck’s Saturday column.
Monocle on Saturday discusses latest from London and headlines around the world.