Health

DR Congo Ends Virus Health Emergency, Borders To Reopen

  DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has lifted a health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and ordered a reopening in three stages of business activities, schools, and borders. The vast country of more than 80 million people has recorded 8,534 infections including 196 deaths since March 10. Tshisekedi said the figures place the Democratic Republic … Continue reading DR Congo Ends Virus Health Emergency, Borders To Reopen

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Final Testing Begins For Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine

  A Chinese-made vaccine against the new coronavirus entered the final stage of testing on Tuesday in Brazil, where volunteers received the first doses of what officials hope will be a game-changer in the pandemic. The vaccine, developed by private Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac, became the third in the world to enter Phase 3 clinical … Continue reading Final Testing Begins For Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine

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Macron Clashes With Rutte And Kurz At EU Summit

  Tempers flared as the deadlocked EU coronavirus summit rolled over from Sunday into Monday, with French President Emmanuel Macron upbraiding his Dutch and Austrian colleagues and threatening a walk-out. Frustration had been building for three days as the 27 leaders wrangled over the size and form of an up to 750-billion-euro ($860-billion) package of … Continue reading Macron Clashes With Rutte And Kurz At EU Summit

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US Records 63,872 New Virus Cases In 24 Hours – Johns Hopkins

  The United States on Sunday recorded 63,872 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally. That put the total number of cases in the US, the nation hardest hit by the global pandemic, at 3,762,081, the Baltimore-based university said at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Monday). Another … Continue reading US Records 63,872 New Virus Cases In 24 Hours – Johns Hopkins

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President Of Bolivian Football Federation Dies After Contracting COVID-19

  The president of the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), Cesar Salinas, died Sunday after being hospitalized with COVID-19 earlier this month, officials said. The federation confirmed his death in a statement that highlighted his “dedication and commitment to national and international football.” Salinas, 58, had chaired the FBF since 2018. READ ALSO: Ligue 1 Club … Continue reading President Of Bolivian Football Federation Dies After Contracting COVID-19

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Usman Outclasses Masvidal As UFC Debuts On ‘Fight Island’ In UAE

  Kamaru Usman put on a ‘Fight Island’ masterclass Sunday to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight world title by grinding down a brave Jorge Masvidal in Abu Dhabi. “I’m at the top of the mountain and everyone’s looking at me,” declared the 33-year-old Usman after scoring a unanimous points decision 50-45, 50-45 and 49-46 … Continue reading Usman Outclasses Masvidal As UFC Debuts On ‘Fight Island’ In UAE

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