Coronavirus: Latest Global Developments
Sumaira FH 2 months ago Wed 05th May 2021 | 04:49 PM
Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: - India pledges billions - India releases $6.7 billion in cheap financing for vaccine makers, hospitals and other health firms in a bid to dig its way out of its disastrous outbreak
Paris (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th May, 2021 ) :Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: - India pledges billions - India releases $6.7 billion in cheap financing for vaccine makers, hospitals and other health firms in a bid to dig its way out of its disastrous outbreak.
More than 3,780 people died in the last 24 hours, although experts believe that this is probably an underestimate.
- Anti-lockdown Madrid - Right-winger Isabel Diaz Ayuso wins a resounding victory in regional elections in the Spanish capital. The hardliner has soared in popularity for stubbornly resisting virus restrictions.
- G7 talks vaccines - The seven wealthiest democracies will discuss vaccines on their last day of talks in London to set the agenda for a summit next month, as they face growing pressure to share stockpiles and know-how with poor nations.
India's foreign minister will join virtually because he may have been exposed to the virus.
- Ex-minister slams Bolsonaro - Brazil's former health minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta tells a Senate inquiry that President Jair Bolsonaro repeatedly ignored warnings that his response to the pandemic risked causing the country's health system to collapse.
- Homeworking - Facebook's Workplace software that offers companies an internal social network has grown by about 40 percent in a year as the pandemic accelerates remote working, though it still trails behind rivals like microsoft's Teams.