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Panama reports 470 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in 24 hours
With a total of 470 new cases of Covid-19, Panama raised its total number of infections to 340,915, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health, 28 February.
Identity card will determine day and time of vaccination against COVID-19
The administrator of the Government Innovation Authority (AIG), Luis Oliva, detailed that the identity card will determine the day and time of the application of the vaccine against COVID-19 in the following phases of the PanavaC-19 plan.
Panama will buy 2 million additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine for children under 18 years of age
The Cabinet Council authorized the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to sign an amendment to the contract with the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, for the additional purchase of 1,999,530 additional doses of the vaccine against covid-19...
ATTT extends validity of expired licenses until March 31
The Transit and Land Transportation Authority (ATTT) extended until March 31 the validity of driver's licenses with an expiration date between June 2020 and March 2021.
Panama has administered over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccinations
Some 101,600 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 were applied as of 11:00 am this Sunday, February 28.
New York Governor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Second Woman
A second ex-employee of powerful New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, charges the governor denied on Saturday.
Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'
More than six million people have become "accidental savers" during the pandemic by keeping jobs while facing fewer outgoings, a report has said.
Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world
As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.
These 11 Stylish, Surprisingly Comfy Sleeper Sofas Are a Dream Come True
These multifunctional marvels are a step above your average pull-out couch.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Calls on Nation to Further Reduce Dependence on ‘Toxic’ Dollar
In recent years, the Russian Central Bank dramatically reduced its holdings of dollars and Treasury obligations. Additionally, Moscow has sought to decrease the use of greenbacks in foreign trade settlements with major trade partners.
Biden, New York Officials Demand Independent Investigation Into Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims
The Italian done his job, the Italian ready to be investigated: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki labeled the allegations "serious" and said President Biden supports an investigation.
Panama reports 664 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in 24 hours
The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa) revealed this Saturday, February 27, that some 664 new cases of coronavirus were detected, bringing the accumulated number of infections to 340,445.
A new UN report urges a radical shift in the way we think about nature
The United Nations released a report Thursday on the health of the planet that proposes a radical shift in the way mankind thinks about it.
Ecuador's health minister resigns after vaccine access scandal
Ecuador's health minister Juan Carlos Zevallos stepped down Friday, after his department allowed a university official receive a Covid-19 vaccine ahead of other priority groups.
Billboard ‘Impeach’ Appears in New York as Cuomo Scandal Gains Momentum
The New York state governor, Andrew Cuomo, is currently under harsh criticism for his handling of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. A recently published report has showed that the number of coronavirus deaths in nursing homes was extremely u...
Biden said undocumented immigrants should have access to the COVID-19 vaccine without fear of being arrested by ICE
The Department of Homeland Security earlier this month said ICE would not be conducting enforcement near vaccination sites.
Justin Trudeau looks forward to working with President Biden: 'It's great to see America re-engage'
"That need to work closely as neighbors continues," Trudeau said. "But now it continues with an administration with whom we have a little more in common."
Covid-19 has persuaded some parents that home-schooling is better
Some plan to carry on even after the pandemic
U.S. regulators probe Robinhood over trading curbs
Retail brokerage Robinhood said on Friday U.S. regulators were looking into its temporary trading curbs on so-called meme stocks earlier this year as shares of companies like GameStop Corp soared during a social media-fueled short-squeeze.
Panama reports 398 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths in 24 hours
The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa) announced that this Friday, February 26, about 10 new deaths from COVID-19 were registered, which raised the number of total deaths to 5,820.
Vaccination plan against COVID-19 will be developed by provinces and circuits
The Government of Panama detailed how the vaccine against COVID-19 will be applied in the following phases of the PanavaC-19 plan.
How will covid-19 change travel?
The covid-19 pandemic has devastated the travel industry. But as vaccines are rolled out and global travel slowly picks up, how will the industry evolve, and will holidays ever be the same again?
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla On Covid Vaccine: Extended Interview
In an exclusive interview with Lester Holt, Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla discusses the company’s Covid-19 vaccine — including the potential for a booster shot, vaccine trials for children and more.
Pfizer Covid Vaccine Reduces Transmission After One Dose
Researchers analysed results from thousands of COVID-19 tests carried out each week as part of hospital screenings of healthcare staff in Cambridge, eastern England.
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