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Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

Myanmar to rein in controversial China-backed gambling hub near Thai border

YANGON—The Myanmar government has begun taking steps to tackle what are seen as irregularities surrounding a controversial China-backed city development project in a Karen-controlled area opposite Mae Sot District of  Thailand’s Tak Province, The Irrawaddy news website reported. It quoted government spokesman U Zaw Htay as saying at a news briefing in Naypyitaw over the

PM orders assistance for southern flood victims

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Prime Minister has expressed his support for villagers in the southern region, currently being affected by flooding, stressing that the government will take the utmost care of all people. Deputy Government Spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul revealed that the