BrazilSociety

New strain of SARS-CoV-2 discovered in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian researchers have discovered a new strain of the new coronavirus in circulation in Rio. There is still no evidence that it can be more transmissible or lethal, but scientists advocate expanding the genetic monitoring of the virus to identify an evolution of the…
LifestyleWorld

Ho ho ho and 'good to go': Fauci gives Santa virus vaccine

Santa Claus can safely deliver gifts to good girls and boys on Christmas, after a special visitor went all the way to the North Pole to deliver a coronavirus vaccine. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease official in the United States, said Saturday he personally…
SocietyWorld

US authorizes Moderna as second Covid-19 vaccine

The United States on Friday authorized Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, as the country grapples with a brutal winter surge that is killing over 2,500 people a day. The US is the first nation to authorize the two-dose regimen, now the second vaccine to…
SocietyWorld

December 27 starts vaccination in the European Union

The German Health Minister announced the date for the start of the vaccination campaign in the 27 countries. Von der Leyen has already confirmed via Twitter European Union states are planning to start vaccination against covid-19 from December 27th. He was assured by Jens…
BrazilSociety

"I'm not going to get a vaccine, period," says Bolsonaro

President Jair Bolsonaro said in an interview with Urgent Brazil that he will give the green light to the purchase and application of all vaccines against the new coronavirus that are authorized by Anvisa (National Health Surveillance Agency), but that he will not…
EconomyMacao

Covid-19: Macau was one of the most affected economies in Asia

The International Labor Organization estimates that Macau was the territory of the Asia-Pacific region whose economy was most affected by the crisis generated by the pandemic. The global report of the institution belonging to the United Nations outlines a scenario of…