100 days to save the world

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🍦 Scoop!

🏰 Where the leaders are staying: Joe Biden at Tregenna Castle, the others at Carbis Bay Estate (Biden is using his lodge there only as a workspace).

🍿 No Biden-Putin joint press conference next Wednesday? What’s Vlad afraid of, we wonder?

Let’s get into it.

G-7 leaders want a vaccine ready within 100 days of the next pandemic — is their plan credible?

Sue Allan, Canada editor:

Not sure how the first day in the 100 Days Mission would be decided, but it got me thinking: The WHO was tipped to a puzzling virus at the end of December 2019. About 100 days more takes us to that Good Friday press briefing where Donald Trump projected deaths to Covid in the U.S. would be “substantially under” 100,000 people. (To date, 600,000 Americans have died.) Boris Johnson was fresh out of ICU. And here in Canada, the PM was encouraging Canadian families to enjoy Easter weekend on FaceTime. At the time 500 Canadians had died, a number now…

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