How Asia, Once Delaying Vaccines, Is Accelerating Vaccines

Then came the Delta variant. Despite keeping their country largely closed, the virus has found its way. And when it entered, it quickly spread. In the summer, South Korea battled the worst wave of infections; Hospitals in Indonesia run out of oxygen and beds; and in Thailand, healthcare workers had to turn patients away. With …

China’s Vaccine Diplomacy Stumbles in Southeast Asia

Eager to build goodwill, China stepped in, promising to deliver more than 255 million doses, According to Bridge Consulting, a Beijing-based research firm. But within half a year this campaign lost some of its brilliance. authorities in many countries China cast doubts on the effectiveness of vaccines, especially against the more contagious Delta variant. Indonesia, …

Where does grass come from? A New Study Recommends East Asia.

By sequencing the plant’s genetic samples, they found that the species was most likely domesticated during the early Neolithic. They said their conclusions are supported by pottery and other archaeological evidence from the same period discovered in present-day China, Japan and Taiwan. But Professor Purugganan said he was skeptical of the conclusions that the plant …

Cannabis Was Domesticated In East Asia, According To New Study

By sequencing the plant’s genetic samples, they found that the species was most likely domesticated during the early Neolithic. They said their conclusions are supported by pottery and other archaeological evidence from the same period discovered in present-day China, Japan and Taiwan. But Professor Purugganan said he was skeptical of the conclusions that the plant …