KINGSTON, Jamaica — More than 177.3 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed worldwide, with over 3.8 million people across 196 countries and territories having died. Majority of those infected have recovered.
Jamaica records 61 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica recorded an additional 61 positive COVID-19 cases yesterday and five deaths bringing the total infection to 49,564, and total deaths to 1,028.
Many countries forced to suspend vaccine programme— WHO
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP)— A "huge number" of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.
MILWAUKEE, United States (AP) — Every Sunday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Rev Joseph Jackson Jr praises the Lord before his congregation. But since last fall he's been praising something else his black community needs — the COVID-19...More
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — The United States is devoting US$3.2 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could cause pandemics.More
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP)— A "huge number" of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.More
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — As Brazil hurtles toward an official COVID-19 death toll of 500,000 — second-highest in the world — science is on trial inside the country and the truth is up for grabs.More
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP)— A Belgian court on Friday ordered drugs company AstraZeneca to deliver 50 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to EU members by September 27 -- fewer than Brussels had demanded.More
GENEVA (AP) — War, violence, persecution, human rights violations and other factors caused nearly three million people to flee their homes last year, even though the COVID-19 crisis restricted movement worldwide, the UN refugee agency said in a report Friday.More
PARIS, France (AP) — France yesterday eased several COVID-19 restrictions, with authorities saying it's no longer always mandatory to wear masks outdoors and halting an eight-month nightly novel coronavirus curfew this weekend.More
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hati Maronjei once swore he would never get a COVID-19 shot, after a pastor warned that vaccines aren't safe.More