REUTERS Cuba will begin vaccinating adolescents against COVID-19 this week and younger children from mid-September as part of a drive to immunize more than 90% of the population by December, state-run media said on Wednesday. All children ages ..
REUTERS North Korea has rejected roughly three million COVID-19 vaccine doses of China's Sinovac Biotech (SVA.O), saying they should be sent to severely affected countries, the UNICEF said on Wednesday. The isolated country's publi..
REUTERS India reported the biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases in two months on Thursday, as the government worries about the virus spreading from the most-affected Kerala state, schools reopening, and the start of the festival season. De..
Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States' involvement in Afghanistan, charging that its 20-year-long military presence in the country has achieved “zero.” Putin said Wednesday that for 20 years, the US mili..
The Japanese mayor, Takashi Kawamura, who so infamously bit into a medal that was not his, has tested positive for Covid-19. "Germ medal" To jolt your memory, Kawamura, who is the mayor for Nagoya, had sunk his pearly whites into the go..
India has gifted two mobile medical oxygen plants to Bangladesh to support the country's fight against Covid-19. The Indian Navy Ship Savitri carrying two plants arrived at Chattogram harbour in Bangladesh on Thursday. "Working togethe..
The Philippines topped two million coronavirus cases on Wednesday (Sep 1) as the country battles a record surge in infections that the World Health Organization confirmed is being driven by the hyper-contagious Delta strain. In recent weeks, daily..
A group of drone enthusiasts in Indonesia are using their aerial skills to help during the pandemic by providing a contactless medicine and food delivery service to Covid-19 patients isolating at home. Armed with five drones, the seven-member team..
Melbourne lockdown likely extended until Sept. 23 NSW expects to hit 70% vaccination rate by mid-Oct Treasurer urges states to follow national reopening plans Australian authorities on Wednesday extended the COVID-19 lockdown in Melbo..
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