Tag Archives: South America / Central America

Factbox: AstraZeneca’s potential coronavirus vaccine

(Reuters) – Trial data for AstraZeneca and University of Oxford’s possible coronavirus vaccine could be given to regulators this year, a scientist leading the trials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock …

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Factbox: China’s coronavirus vaccine development efforts

(Reuters) – China has several novel coronavirus vaccine candidates in the late stage of development. FILE PHOTO: Vials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, a recombinant adenovirus vaccine named Ad5-nCoV, co-developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical firm CanSino Biologics Inc and a team led by Chinese military infectious disease expert, are pictured in Wuhan, Hubei …

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Brazil coronavirus cases pass 3.6 million, death toll at 114,744

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask holds a cellphone as he stands near a projection on the building of the National Congress with the message “Mourning, one hundred thousand”, in reference to the more than one hundred thousand people who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid …

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Mexico passes somber coronavirus milestone even as signs of hope emerge

ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) – Standing in a graveyard on the outskirts of Mexico City decked out in a cowboy hat to cover his rugged features from the sun, guitar player Eberardo Vargas this week had fewer funerals to play at than he has for most of the coronavirus pandemic. Family …

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U.S. closes lanes, adds checks at Mexico border to contain coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag and the Mexican flag are pictured on the international border bridge between El Paso, U.S., and Ciudad Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday closed lanes at select ports of entry at the border …

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