The coronavirus has killed over 2.54 million people and infected more than 114.5 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 28:
The coronavirus has killed over 2.52 million people and infected more than 113.9 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 27:
The coronavirus has killed over 2.5 million people and infected more than 113 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 26:
Governor Andrew Cuomo has been gradually easing restrictions in New York City in recent weeks as Covid-19 positivity rates fall.
“My goal is to use music to help treat corona patients that are in a bad psychological condition, suffering loneliness – which is their first enemy,” said Dr. Siala, who plays the violin and is also a member of a group called the “Pepper Band."
Researchers have said that while the new strain is more transmissible, there is no evidence it has an increased risk of causing severe infections.
The country of 216 million people has yet to secure substantial volumes of vaccines for mass inoculation, with only 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine donated by China thus far.
The WHO mission to China to uncover the origins of Covid-19 has failed to identify the source of a pandemic which has swept across the world, but the team has ruled out the Wuhan lab-leak theory propagated by former US President Donald Trump.
South Africa received one million AstraZeneca doses last week and had hoped to start vaccinating health workers soon but results that are yet to be peer-reviewed show minimal protection against mild or moderate infection from the B.1.351 variant.
Trial data from University of Oxford and AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine shows it offers similar efficacy against original virus and its more easily transmissible variant circulating in the UK.
The number will be reduced to 25,000 over the last five days of the tournament. The move is part of the strict Covid-19 restrictions that saw players undergo 14 days of quarantine on their arrival in Australia.
Authorities say at least five people have died in the fire that broke out on the ground floor of a hospital in Bucharest. The cause of the blaze still remains unknown.
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