- Health care workers in Japan are set to get Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday. They’ll be the first in the nation to receive the jab.
- The World Health Organization has added a coronavirus vaccine developed by British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford to its list of COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use.
- A lawyer for Myanmar’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, says she will be remanded in detention until Wednesday. She has been under house arrest since the military coup on February 1.
February 16, Tuesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki