Austria’s health minister resigns.
Image Credit: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel On Tuesday, Austrian health minister Rudolf Anschober, 60, has resigned, after he said that he cannot continue his job helping the country in combating […]
Bhutan close to vaccinating its entire population after just 16 days of starting.
Image Credit: AFP Bhutan, a small country located in the Himalayas between China and India managed to vaccinate 93% of its adult population in 16 days. Overall, 62% of Bhutan’s […]
Taiwan’s FDA to distribute hydroxychloroquinone for free after WHO declares it unsafe and ineffective for use against COVID-19.
Image Credit: ET Health World. Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration will start to distribute hydroxychloroquinone (HCQ) for free to around 6,600 pharmacies around the country, as the HCQ stockpile that […]
China and Iran signed a strategic cooperation pact.
Image Credit: Iranian Presidential website/Handout On Saturday, China and Iran, both under US sanctions, signed a ‘strategic cooperation pact’, expanding China’s influence into the Middle East. The negotiations for the […]
Brazil’s first COVID-19 vaccine ready for human trials.
Image Credit: REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto On Friday, Brazil’s Butantan biomedical institute started human trials on a potential COVID-19 vaccine.The ButanVac vaccine, as it is being called, will be the first vaccine […]
United States to send 4 million doses to Mexico and Canada.
Image Credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The White House announced that 4 million unused doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca will be sent to Mexico and Canada. The plan which […]
China administered 65 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far.
Image Credit: Reuters/ Carlos Garcia Rawlins As of Sunday, China has administered more than 65 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. In Beijing alone, 10 million doses were administered. China […]
European Union secures 4 million doses of Pfizer/BioNtech.
Image Credit: Olivier Matthys/AFP via Getty Images. On Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that they managed to secure four million doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine, which […]
Israel to reopen border with certain conditions.
Image Credit: AP Photo/Oded Balilty Israeli media reported on Monday that they will reopen their borders and allow foreigners to enter the country with certain conditions. Israel will evaluate the […]