Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

World Food Program Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Efforts to Combat Hunger

GENEVA – The U.N. World Food Program has been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts in combating hunger and in recognition of its actions “to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.” In announcing the award, the Norwe…

China Joins WHO Initiative to Distribute COVID Vaccine to Developing Countries

China said Friday it is joining a World Health Organization international initiative to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the developing world. China, Russia and the U.S. had said they were not joining the alliance to help two-thirds of world’s populati…