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Moderna submits coronavirus vaccine data to obtain emergency use authorization

Washington/Sputnik: The pharmaceutical company Moderna said that it has submitted the results of its corona vaccine trials to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in order to obtain emergency use authorization for the vaccine.

Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto tests positive for Coronavirus

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan's opposition leader and chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

WHO chief Tedros congratulates Joe Biden on election victory, calls for joint fight against pandemic

Zurich/UNI: World Health Organization Head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday congratulated Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris on their victory in the US presidential election and noted the importance of joint fight against COVID-19.

US President-elect Joe Biden promises to get coronavirus under control

Washington/UNI: President-elect Joe Biden has said that the primary objective for the US leadership now is to stop the spread of Coronavirus and he plans to name a group of experts to help with that task.

Covid-19: Greece announces three-week nationwide lockdown

Athens/UNI: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos on Thursday announced a three-week nationawide lockdown because of the novel Coronavirus.

World court continues adjudicating throughout COVID health crisis

New York: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the United Nations world court said on Friday that its judiciary work in The Hague, Netherlands, continued unabated.

French authorities considering re-introducing self-isolation regime for month

Paris/Sputnik: The French authorities said on Wednesday that they were considering re-introducing the self-isolation regime in the country for a month amid the deteriorating epidemiological situation, BFMTV reported citing its sources.

Coronavirus ‘feeds off instability’, disrupting Israel-Palestine peace efforts

New York: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process reminded the Security Council on Monday of the Secretary-General’s renewed appeal for a global ceasefire to respond to COVID-19, highlighting that the “the virus feeds off instability”.

Donald Trump says COVID-19 lockdowns unconstitutional, opinion has not changed on masks

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said during a town hall meeting that state-wide lockdown imposed by several US governors to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is unconstitutional.

Chinese mainland reports 21 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 21 new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,008, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

UK records another 17,540 coronavirus cases with 77 deaths

London/Xinhua: Another 17,540 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 561,815, according to official figures released Thursday.

Ontario leads Canada by surpassing 4 million COVID-19 tests

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario continues to lead Canada since the beginning of the pandemic by surpassing four million COVID-19 tests, as well in its daily testing capacity, said Ontario Premier Doug Ford Oct 6 during his daily briefings.

Trump's aide Nick Luna tests positive for COVID-19: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump’s personal attendant, Nick Luna, has tested positive for COVID-19, ABC News reported on Sunday, citing informed sources.

UK Health Minister tells public to follow COVID-19 rules or face national lock down

London/Sputnik: UK Health Minister Matt Hancock urged people on Sunday to follow social distancing restrictions to avoid another national lockdown, as the United Kingdom is on the brink of a second wave of COVID-19.

Colombia reopens international flights amid COVID-19

Bogota/Xinhua: Colombian President Ivan Duque announced the reopening of international flights on Sunday after five months of closure due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.