Tag Archives: World news

Coronavirus live: South Africa reports daily case record; Brazil prosecutor agrees to investigate Bolsonaro — as it happened | World news

[ad_1] Bolsonaro has been caught up in allegations of irregularities surrounding the 1.6 billion reais ($316m) contract signed in February for 20 million doses with a Brazilian intermediary of the Covaxin vaccine’s maker, Bharat Biotech. The government suspended the contract on Tuesday after a senate commission raised suspicions of overpricing …

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Coronavirus live: Germans told to take Pfizer or Moderna as second dose after AstraZeneca for better protection | World news

[ad_1] 6.57pm EDT 18:57 This blog is closed. Follow the latest updates on the pandemic from around the world: 6.10pm EDT 18:10 There is currently no political path for launching impeachment proceedings against Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, the head of the lower house said on Thursday, Reuters reports. The comments …

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Hong Kong to ban flights from ‘high risk’ UK – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] Italians were finally able to go outside without masks Monday after the whole country became a “low-risk” zone for coronavirus, a milestone for the first European country to be hit by the global pandemic in February 2020. In a decree that took effect Monday, the health ministry for the …

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Hong Kong to ban flights from UK to curb virus

[ad_1] HONG KONG — Hong Kong says it will ban all passenger flights from the U.K. starting Thursday as it seeks to curb the spread of new variants of the coronavirus. It said in a statement Monday that the U.K. has been classified as “extremely high risk“ because of the …

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Russia mandates vaccinations for some as virus cases surge

[ad_1] MOSCOW (AP) — They tried grocery giveaways and lotteries for new cars and apartments. But an ambitious plan of vaccinating 30 million Russians by mid-June still has fallen short by a third. So now, many regional governments across the vast country are obligating some workers to get vaccinated and …

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Coronavirus live news: Brazil in record daily cases; rare side-effect for Pfizer and Moderna vaccines | World news

[ad_1] 1.30am EDT 01:30 New South Wales imposes restrictions as Australian state records 11 new cases Mostafa Rachwani New South Wales has recorded another 11 locally acquired cases of Covid-19, as premier Gladys Berejiklian warned this is the “scariest period” the state has faced during the pandemic. “This is probably, …

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Poland announces quarantine for UK travellers – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 6.47pm EDT 18:47 This blog is closed. Follow the latest updates on the pandemic from around the world: 6.15pm EDT 18:15 New Zealand mulling lockdown in Wellington after positive Covid-19 case New Zealand is considering locking down capital city Wellington on Wednesday after an Australian tourist tested positive for …

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Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 coronavirus deaths; young people rush to take up vaccines in England | World news

[ad_1] 4.33am EDT 04:33 Vaccinations making different to latest wave – health official Vaccinations mean there is hope that the latest wave of Covid-19 across the UK won’t look quite the same as previous, more deadly ones, according to a senior health official in England. It should also be possible …

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