Showing posts with label coronavirus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coronavirus. Show all posts

Monday, January 18, 2021

Brésil: à Manaus, l'oxygène, nerf de la guerre contre le Covid-19 - RTL Info

à Manaus, l'oxygène, nerf de la guerre contre le Covid-19

Sous une chaleur écrasante, des dizaines de personnes attendent depuis 12 heures pour faire remplir des bonbonnes d'oxygène et tenter de sauver la vie de leurs proches à Manaus, ville brésilienne plongée en plein chaos par l'explosion de cas de Covid-19.

COVID-19: New evidence shows South African variant more infectious - The Jerusalem post

New evidence shows South African variant more infectious

Scientists have new biological evidence that the so-called South African coronavirus variant binds more readily and strongly to human cells, making it more infectious, top local epidemiologist Salim Abdool Karim said on Monday.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Norway: Deaths after virus jab may be from side effects - AA

At least 23 people who received Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 shots have died in Norway, with 13 of the fatalities possibly linked to the vaccine’s side effects, authorities said on Thursday.

Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package - BBC News

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn (£1.4tn) stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped US economy before he takes office next week.

France orders stricter COVID-19 rules amid new variant fears - China.org.cn

French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday announced a new series of stricter COVID-19 rules -- among them an earlier nationwide curfew -- as the pandemic "is under control" but remains "worrying" because of the new rapidly spreading variants.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

UK bans all arrivals from Portugal and South America after discovery of Brazil Covid-19 variant — RT

Brazil Covid-19 variant

 The UK will ban all travel from South America and Portugal from 4am GMT on Friday after the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant in Brazil, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Thursday.

Ohio Researchers Say They’ve Identified Two New COVID Strains Likely Originating in US - FARS

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Ohio Researchers Say They’ve Identified Two New COVID Strains

FNA)- Researchers in Ohio said Wednesday that they’ve discovered two new variants of the coronavirus that likely originated in the US — one of which quickly became the dominant strain in Columbus, Ohio, over a three-week period in late December and early January.

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.1M: Africa CDC - China.org.cn

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.1M

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,107,979 as of Wednesday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Any New Mutation Of COVID-19 To Complicate Situation With Pandemic - WHO Representative - UrduPoint

Any New Mutation Of COVID-19 To Complicate Situation With Pandemic

Any new variant of SARS-CoV-2 will complicate the situation involving the coronavirus pandemic, Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to Russia Melita Vujnovic said on Tuesday.

Several gorillas at San Diego Zoo in US test positive for COVID | Al Jazeera

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what are believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and possibly the world.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

UK Coronavirus Variant Detected In 41 Countries/Territories - World Health Organization - UrduPoint

The 'UK' coronavirus variant had been detected in 41 countries/territories, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement.

‘Very disappointed’: WHO’s COVID experts blocked from China | Al Jazeera

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says he is “very disappointed” that China has still not approved the entry of a team of international experts tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus, as some countries grapple with the increasing burden of the pandemic.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

WHO envoy says ferocity of virus surge a surprise - RTÉ

WHO envoy says ferocity of virus surge a surprise

The World Health Organization's Special Envoy on Covid-19 has said the "the ferocity and the rapidity of the (current) surge has surprised us somewhat."

Monday, January 4, 2021

Johnson anuncia confinamiento en Inglaterra - rtve

Johnson anuncia confinamiento en Inglaterra


Inglaterra volverá al confinamiento nacional este martes para contener la rápida propagación de la nueva variante de la COVID-19, según ha anunciado el primer ministro británico, Boris Johnson.

Coronavirus au Royaume-Uni : de nouvelles restrictions annoncées lundi soir - Belga

Coronavirus au Royaume-Uni : de nouvelles restrictions annoncées lundi soir

Le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson va s’exprimer lundi soir à la télévision pour annoncer de nouvelles restrictions en Angleterre face à l’envolée des cas de coronavirus, qui a suscité des appels à un strict confinement, selon Downing Street.

S Africa COVID variant more infectious than UK strain | Al Jazeera

S Africa COVID variant more infectious than UK strain

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the new COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa is a bigger risk than the highly infectious UK variant.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

US detects first case of COVID-19 variant in Colorado | Al Jazeera


The first reported US case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Governor Jared Polis announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Russia admits COVID death toll third-worst in the world | Al Jazeera

Russia admits COVID death toll third-worst in the world

Russia on Monday said its coronavirus death toll was more than three times higher than it had previously reported, making it the country with the third-largest number of fatalities in the world.

Monday, December 28, 2020

Ocho trabajadores de un hogar de ancianos en Alemania reciben por error cinco dosis de la vacuna contra el coronavirus - RT

Ocho trabajadores de un hogar de ancianos en Alemania reciben por error cinco dosis de la vacuna

Ocho empleados de un hogar de ancianos en la ciudad de Stralsund (Mecklemburgo-Pomerania Occidental, Alemania) recibieron por un error cinco veces la dosis de la vacuna contra el coronavirus, producida por Pfizer y BioNTech, informan medios locales. El incidente se produjo el pasado domingo.

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