Latest On Coronavirus
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Thu 24th June 2021 | 01:40 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 24th June, 2021) The death toll from the coronavirus infection in the world topped 3.885 million, over 179.3 million cases of infection were detected, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from Federal and local authorities, media and other sources.
As of 20:35 GMT Wednesday, the number of cases globally is 179,324,611, including 3,885,405 fatalities.
Russia's Farmstandart-Ufavita pharmaceutical company took into consideration all of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s remarks regarding the production of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, all was corrected, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Europe is successfully conducting the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, French President Emmanuel Macron said.
Italy is planning to donate 15 million coronavirus vaccine doses under the EU commitment to share 100 million doses with low-income countries until the end of the year, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said.
Draghi received the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as a second shot, Corriere della Sera newspaper reported.
The Saudi Health Ministry's infectious diseases committee allowed mixing and matching brands of COVID-19 vaccines to ensure that everyone gets two doses to become fully immunized.
Russia registered 17,594 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, up from 16,715 the day before, taking the cumulative total to 5,368,513, the federal response center said.
The authorities in Russia's Republic of Buryatia in eastern Siberia decided on Wednesday to follow Moscow's lead in introducing non-working days due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, with days off lasting from June 27 to July 11.
The UK's Department of Health and Social Care is currently weighing up whether to include expatriates who have been immunized against COVID-19 with vaccines yet to be approved in the United Kingdom, such as Russia's Sputnik V, in the government's proposal to introduce quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated individuals, a spokesperson for the department told Sputnik.
US births plunged in 2020 for all races as the coronavirus pandemic took hold, registering the largest drop in nearly a half century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a report.
US citizens' fears over the COVID-19 have fallen to their lowest level since the pandemic began in early 2020, but some 40 percent are still wearing masks in public, a new Monmouth University poll revealed.
Hand sanitizers, an ubiquitous presence during the coronavirus pandemic, threatens users with nausea, dizziness and occasional adverse events requiring treatment by healthcare providers, the US food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.
The European Commission estimated that Belgium might receive nearly 6 billion Euros ($7.1 billion) in grants from the bloc-wide fund designated to support member states during the coronavirus crisis. France would receive almost 39.4 billion euros ($47 billion) in grants from the fund.