Coronavirus update: Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news

Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti announced that his government expects the first 1 million doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine to arrive in the next few days.  In a televised address Tuesday evening, Sagasti announced the country will start its vaccination plan in February with frontline health workers as the priority group.   The President also announced he will be among one the first people in the country to receive the vaccine.  The Peruvian government has also finalized … Read more

Former Russia oil tycoon: I was one of the lucky ones – CNN Video

CNN’s Matthew Chance speaks exclusively with Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man, who — after falling out with Russian President Vladimir Putin himself — spent more than 10 years in a Russian jail. He says the US should impose tough sanctions on Putin to save Alexey Navalny from a similar fate. Source: CNN Source link

Germany considering further travel restrictions and dramatic reduction in air traffic 

An airplane passes over a hotel as it takes off from Heathrow Airport in London on January 25. Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images The UK’s travel sector reacted to new government quarantine guidelines outlined by Prime Minister Johnson earlier, saying battling Covid-19 is the top priority but it needs more government support to survive. Earlier today … Read more

Peru locks down 10 regions due to “extreme” Covid-19 threat

Syringes filled with the Covid-19 vaccine await to be administered at the Kedren Community Health Center in Los Angeles, California on January 25. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Close to half of Americans say they are eager to get a coronavirus vaccine or have already gotten one, according to a January survey published Wednesday by the … Read more

US reports more than 142,000 new Covid-19 cases

Director of AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, visits the laboratory of the AstraZeneca factory on January 20. Raphael Lafargue/SIPA/Shutterstock AstraZeneca’s chief executive Pascal Soriot has defended the pharmaceutical giant’s decision to prioritize vaccine deliveries to the United Kingdom, after the European Union voiced growing frustration over delivery delays. “The UK agreement was reached in June, three months … Read more

Dutch police arrest more than 180 after third night of violent anti-curfew protests

German Health Minister Jens Spahn speaks during a press conference on January 22, in Berlin, Germany. Andreas Gora/Pool/Getty Images German Health Minister Jens Spahn is throwing his support behind a possible export limit for vaccines manufactured within the European Union amid a growing row with AstraZeneca over a shortfall in supply to the bloc. The … Read more

Coronavirus update: Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news

German Health Minister Jens Spahn speaks during a press conference on January 22, in Berlin, Germany. Andreas Gora/Pool/Getty Images German Health Minister Jens Spahn is throwing his support behind a possible export limit for vaccines manufactured within the European Union amid a growing row with AstraZeneca over a shortfall in supply to the bloc. The … Read more

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, January 25

At dawn, market vendors busily unload fresh fruits and vegetables. Office workers fill popular eateries during their lunch breaks. As dusk falls, elderly couples descend on the city’s parks, practicing dance moves by the Yangtze River. Red lanterns have been erected around the city in anticipation of the Lunar New Year celebrations. A year has … Read more

France probably needs a new lockdown, government adviser says

Volunteers check orders of daily necessity goods at a supermarket according to wish lists of residents in quarantine in Tonghua, China, on January 24. Xu Chang/Xinhua/Sipa USA Residents of a city in northeast China have taken to social media to complain that a stringent coronavirus lockdown has left them short of food and medicine, triggering … Read more

Coronavirus update: Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news

People walk along a street near a market in Wuhan, China, on January 19. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images On the surface, Wuhan bustles like a city that has never known a paralyzing 76-day lockdown. At dawn, market vendors busily unload fresh fruits and vegetables. Office workers fill popular eateries during lunch break. As dusk falls, elderly … Read more