Dhaka: The clinical trial in Bangladesh of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech has now become uncertain after the country's health ministry expressed unwillingness towards co-financing the initiative as requested by the Chinese drugmaker.
Washington: US President Donald Trump recently slammed World Health Organization and said the Chinese dominated body was “wrong about everything.”
London/Sputnik: A UK government minister said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has no plans to enforce a national lockdown any time soon, despite the rate of COVID-19 infections reaching record levels in England.
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has not only led to a “dramatic loss” of human life but also constitutes an “unprecedented challenge” to public health, food systems and employment, a group of leading UN agencies said on Tuesday.
New York: Even as they confront the COVID-19 pandemic, countries in Africa’s Great Lakes Region continue to improve political, security and economic cooperation in line with a 2013 Framework agreement, UN Special Envoy Huang Xia told the Security Council on Tuesday.
Dhaka: While the invisible enemy Coronavirus slowed down the shuttle of the global economy, Bangladesh kept its growth rolling and accelerating amid the disaster owing to the timely plans spelled out by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as claimed in a webinar of Awami League.
Rome/Xinhua: Italy is set to impose new restrictions on social life in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, after registering some of the highest daily increases in new cases since spring, officials said.
Kathmandu/UNI: Nepal's Minister for Education, Science and Technology Girirajmani Pokharel was tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second cabinet minister to contract with coronavirus, his personal aide said on Sunday.
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.
Washington/UNI: The White House physician said on Sunday that US President Donald Trump no longer posses a risk of transmitting COVID-19 to others.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 1,203 more cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 3,77,073.
Washington/Sputnik: The White House is preparing a new $1.8 trillion COVID-19 relief offer, its largest proposal to date in the long-running negotiations with congressional Democrats, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed China and said Beijing will "pay a big price" for the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way consumers shop online, the UN trade and development body, UNCTAD, said on Thursday, announcing results of a survey of some 3,700 consumers across nine countries.
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.