Malaysia’s new PM takes office amid mounting health crisis

Malaysia’s new PM takes office amid mounting health crisis

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia swore in a new prime minister, Ismail Sabri Yaakob, on Saturday as the Southeast Asian nation battles its worst COVID-19 surge and public anger grows over mismanagement of the pandemic. The appointment of Ismail Sabri, 61, restores the role to a party tainted by graft accusations, after he secured a parliamentary…

J&J Takes Full Responsibility for Covid-19 Vaccine Output Issue

J&J Takes Full Responsibility for Covid-19 Vaccine Output Issue

Johnson & Johnson is assuming full responsibility on the manufacturing of a drug substance for its Covid-19 vaccine at Emergent BioSolutions Inc.’s Bayview facility, the company said in a statement.

Covid Takes Toll on Hospice Care

Covid Takes Toll on Hospice Care

Here’s the latest news from the global pandemic.

Navigator: What It Takes to Protect Asian-American Communities

Navigator: What It Takes to Protect Asian-American Communities

Welcome to today’s edition of Navigator, CityLab’s biweekly Saturday newsletter.