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US approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine

The US green lighted the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine late Friday, paving the way for its imminent rollout across the country, with President Donald Trump promising the first immunizations would take place “in less than 24 hours.” “I am authorizing…
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Poverty rate in Africa regresses to 2011 levels

The regional director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Ahunna Eziakonwa, said today that a poverty rate on the continent could return to 2011 levels due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. “A 5% drop in gross domestic product (GDP) per capita…
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Covid-19: Vaccinated people should continue to wear a mask

Immunologist at Stanford University, USA, argues that it is important that people who have already been vaccinated against covid-19 continue to wear a mask “because they can still be contagious”. “Many people think that, once vaccinated, they don’t…
MacaoSociety

Covid-19: Free and voluntary vaccination in Macau

The Government of Macau guaranteed yesterday that the covid-19 vaccine will be administered in the territory on a voluntary basis and that it will be free for residents. “We will not be taking compulsory measures so that everyone can be administered the…
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Covid-19: Officials cancel New Year's activities in Macau

The Cultural Institute (IC) of Macau has announced the cancellation of “New Year’s Eve 2020 activities”, including the usual fireworks program, due to the covid-19 pandemic. “Thus, the programmed fireworks for the New Year, with the support of the…
PortugalSociety

Portugal exceeds five thousand deaths by covid-19

Portugal todaypassed the 5,000 death barrierrelated to theCovid-19 pandemic, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by thehealth authority (DGS). Portugal saw another78 deaths related to Covid-19 in the last 24 hoursand…
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Mysterious disease is sending hundreds to hospital in India

Although India is the second country in the world with the most cases of covid-19, none of these patients tested positive for the new coronavirus. Doctors investigate the origin of the disease. Nausea, seizures and fainting are some of the symptoms of a strange illness…