Kerry Cullinan

Kerry Cullinan is the health editor for openDemocracy's Tracking the Backlash project.

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President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at UN Headquarters in New York, September 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Views
Saturday, May 01, 2021
UK Accused of ‘Trump Tactics’ After ‘Devastating’ Slashing of Family Planning Aid
The UK government has been accused of “using tactics reminiscent of the Trump era” after cutting millions in aid for family planning. Boris Johnson’s government is set to slash its commitment to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) by 85% – from an expected contribution of £154m to just £23m...
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Moderna, a U.S. biotech firm, announced on November 16, 2020 that its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95% effective. (Photo illustration: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Friday, February 26, 2021
The Most Fundamental Stumbling Block To Vaccine Access Is That Private Pharmaceutical Companies Are in Control and Rich Countries Are Enabling Them
It was heartwarming to see 90-year-old Briton Margaret Keenan becoming the first patient in the world to get the SARS-CoV2 vaccine in early December. But there was a bitter sense of deja vu for many watching on television from Africa. Those of us who lived through the HIV pandemic of the 1980s and...
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