January 20, 2022
It’s Time for a Japan-US Pandemic Partnership
By James Gannon
Beyond their moral responsibility, Japan and the United States have compelling interests in doing more together to battle COVID-19 internationally.
August 31, 2021
Japan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Success Is an Opportunity for Global Leadership
By James Gannon and Kazuyo Kato
Tokyo is battling a surge in COVID-19 cases, but its initially slow vaccination campaign has surged ahead too.
July 22, 2021
Thailand to Join COVAX, Acknowledging Low Vaccine Supply
By Chalida Ekvittayavechnukul
The country's slow vaccine rollout has heaped pressure on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's government.
January 07, 2021
China’s Ambitious COVID-19 Vaccine Targets
By Eleanor Albert
With its first homegrown vaccine approved for general use, China aims to vaccinate 50 million people by the Lunar New Year in February.
December 22, 2020
Is Cambodia Really Turning Its Back on Chinese Vaccines?
By Sebastian Strangio
Phnom Penh is likely to accept reliable, proven vaccines from whoever is offering them, including Beijing.
October 23, 2020
Did China Join COVAX to Counter or Promote Vaccine Nationalism?
By Hemant Adlakha
China has finally announced its membership in the WHO’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution alliance. What took so long?