A more equitable global distribution of vaccines can benefit the world, while a multilateral benefit-sharing instrument needs to be developed to remove some of the disincentives for early equitable vaccine distribution globally.
We all produce and discharge excretions into the sewer. Correspondingly, sewerage can tell a lot about its contributory population. In the case of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, wastewater-based epidemiology can serve as a tool for population wide pathogen surveillance without compliance issues.
On October 16th 2020, with the increase of COVID19 cases, the regional government of Cataluña, Spain announced that there would be a 15 day closure of bars and restaurants across the region.