Qatar has signed a deal with drugmaker Moderna to buy its potential COVID-19 vaccine once it is finally approved and released for global use. While there are no internationally approved vaccines yet, several are in advanced trials, including from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna.
The Peruvian government announced on Sunday that it refused to sign a COVID-9 vaccine purchase deal with AstraZeneca PLC because the company failed to provide sufficient information from its studies and offered minimal amounts of inoculations.
Authorities in Puerto decided to shut down the two 911 call centers on Saturday night after several workers tested positive for COVID-19, as the infection rate keeps rising in the Caribbean Island.
Chileans have voted in a landslide to rewrite their country’s current constitution, which dates back to four decades ago under the dictatorial rule of General Augusto Pinochet.
Nigerian authorities struggle to contain cases of looting across the country as thousands defied the curfew last October 24 to October 25 to raid government warehouses containing undistributed COVID-19 relief goods.
China is preparing to slam sanctions against Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Raytheon and other U.S. entities for taking part in the controversial arms sales of Washington to Taiwan, a spokesman for China’s foreign ministry said on Monday.
SBS commandos from Poole, UK raided an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight after receiving a report of a suspected hijacking by stowaways.
Coca-Cola European Partners will acquire Australia’s Coca-Cola Amatil, in a deal that would represent the largest acquisition of an Australian company this year, following the economic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown measures imposed to contain its spread.
Bundestag Vice President Thomas Oppermann Thomas Oppermann, vice-president of the Bundestag collapsed while filming at public broadcaster ZDF and expired after being taken to a hospital.
Facebook has planned to deploy internal tools to limit posts in case of unrest related to the United States presidential elections, according to a report last October 25.