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

Cloris Leachman, award-winning sitcom star, dead at 94

“It’s been my privilege to work with Cloris Leachman, one of the most fearless actresses of our time. There was no one like Cloris,” said a statement from her manager, Juliet Green. “With a single look she had the ability to break your heart or make you laugh ’till the tears ran down your face. … Read more

Peru orders lockdowns amid crippling second Covid-19 wave

The country is also racing to address a shortage of intensive care unit (ICU) beds for Covid-19 patients, Peru’s President Francisco Sagasti, said during a televised address on Tuesday evening. “We expect to add another 350 (beds) in the next two weeks,” he said. An aggressive second wave has seen Peru pass 40,000 Covid-19 deaths … Read more

Very good feeling for the future – Tuchel

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he has a “very good feeling for the future” after his first game in charge ends as a 0-0 Premier League draw against Wolves at Stamford Bridge. MATCH REPORT: Chelsea 0-0 Wolves Watch all the action from Wednesday’s games on Match of the Day from 22:45 GMT on BBC One, … Read more

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