World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that the organization “fully supports” efforts to reopen economies and “wants to see children back to schools,” but while making sure it’s being done safely. Dr. Tedros made the remarks during a briefing on COVID-19 in Geneva as COVID-19 cases worldwide just passed 25 … Read more Coronavirus: WHO “fully supports” students going back to schools as cases pass 25 million | FULL
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday announced that Canada has secured two new deals with companies working on potential COVID-19 vaccines. The two agreements include 76 million doses of Novavax Inc.’s vaccine candidate and 38 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s candidate. Trudeau made the announcement at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in … Read more Coronavirus: Canada secures 2 new deals for possible COVID-19 vaccines, announces Trudeau | FULL
The first cases of reinfection are emerging in Hong Kong, the United States and Europe. There is growing evidence that immunity to the new coronavirus after infection may be short-lived. Following reports in Hong Kong that a man had contracted the virus for a second time just over four months, experts are now saying there … Read more How long does coronavirus immunity last? | COVID-19 Special
Hundreds gathered in Boston to protest mandatory flu vaccine shots. The order is for all students under the age of 30, aiming to lift the burden on the central healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more ‘My Child My Choice’ | Protests against mandatory flu vaccines for students in Boston
Five of the 10 countries with the most cases of COVID-19 are in Latin America. The region continues to struggle with the health crisis, compounding the economic and social consequences of the pandemic. The region is also involved in testing several vaccine candidates. Governments are also working on plans to open South America’s borders. #LatinAmerica … Read more Latin America’s crisis deepens amid mixed COVID-19 lockdown stances
As governments ease coronavirus lockdowns, they’ve imposed safety measures like mandatory face coverings and social distancing to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Tens of thousands of protesters defied bans on mass gatherings to attend ‘anti-Corona’ rallies in Europe. But government leaders insist the restrictions must stay in place, especially as cooler months approach in … Read more Why are people protesting against coronavirus restrictions? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera reported on a large demonstration in Berlin, Germany, in which protestors rallied to call for an end to Covid-19 restrictions in the country. Thousands of people turned out on the streets of Berlin to march against coronavirus restrictions, demanding the right to not live under any restrictions. The police force has tried to … Read more Germany: Berlin rally calls for an end to COVID-19 restrictions
Indonesia is reporting record new coronavirus cases for a third consecutive day, with nearly 3,000 new cases and 100 more deaths recorded on Saturday. This has led to Indonesia advancing trials of a potential vaccine developed in China. More than 2,000 Indonesians signed up to trial the vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturer Sinovac. Al … Read more Indonesia: Chinese vaccine to be tested as COVID-19 cases rise
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to hold talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. Wang is on a week-long European tour – his first overseas trip since the coronavirus outbreak. Earlier, he was welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace. Macron said it is important for … Read more Chinese FM Wang Yi meets French President Macron
China and France should orderly resume cooperation in various fields against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and strengthen medical cooperation to defeat the pandemic and make contributions to building a community of common health for mankind, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more China eyes COVID-19 drug and vaccine cooperation with France
Aug.28 — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates urged the U.S. to take a more global approach in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, urging congressional lawmakers to help less-developed nations procure an eventual vaccine to stop the spread of Covid-19. Gates speaks exclusively with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Studio 1.0” in a wide-ranging interview.
CNBC published this video item, entitled “How Coronavirus Set Off A Bankruptcy Wave For The U.S. Economy” – below is their description. The coronavirus pandemic is bringing on a wave of bankruptcies in 2020. And it’s not just the retail sector that’s suffering. Automotive, aviation, telecom, and oil and gas companies are all feeling the … Read more How Coronavirus Set Off A Bankruptcy Wave For The U.S. Economy
Aug.28 — The billionaire founder of Fosun International, one of China’s biggest conglomerates, says profit at his insurance, drugs, tourism and leisure group will rebound strongly next year from a 2020 plunge caused by the pandemic. Chairman Guo Guangchang discusses the company’s financial results and the race for a Covid-19 vaccine with Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg in Oslo on Thursday. Wang said China is ready to strengthen ties with Norway on coronavirus vaccine research, fishing and energy. Solberg said China has set an example for poverty alleviation efforts. #China #Norway Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more China and Norway push vaccine research, winter sports