Latest from Adam Taylor

U.S. could have 300 million extra vaccine doses by end of July, raising concerns about hoarding

The Biden administration is facing renewed pressure to facilitate equitable vaccine distribution around the world.
  • Apr 15, 2021

China to Japanese official: If treated radioactive water from Fukushima is safe, ‘please drink it’

“The ocean is not Japan’s trash can,” a Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.
  • Apr 14, 2021

AstraZeneca safety concerns come amid high demand in lower-income nations

Concern over rare but serious potential side effects from the AstraZeneca vaccine comes as the global vaccine supply faces new pressures.
  • Apr 8, 2021

New Zealand opens up travel bubble with neighboring Australia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern warned people to prepare for their travel plans to be disrupted if there is a coronavirus outbreak in either country.
  • Apr 6, 2021

French authorities investigate whether ministers dined at secret luxury restaurants, violating restrictions

The illicit, maskless venues served champaigne and caviar, charging up to $577 per person.
  • Apr 5, 2021

Italian pizza shop owner mistakenly sanctioned by Trump: ‘I thought it was a joke’

The sanctions on Alessandro Bazzoni's catering business, the apparent result of mistaken identity, were lifted this week.
  • Apr 2, 2021

Vaccination rates are rising, but so are covid cases

U.S. officials speak of "impending doom" as cases surge in a number of countries.
  • Apr 1, 2021

How did a ship get stuck in the Suez Canal, and what happened afterward?

One of the largest ships at sea was stranded sideways in one of the world’s key shipping canals, blocking millions of dollars in trade as frantic efforts to refloat it unfolded.
  • Mar 31, 2021

The big ship is free, but the hard part isn’t over

Tricky battles over liability are coming, and a broader debate about global trade routes may linger.
  • Mar 30, 2021