Kazakh, Afghan health ministries keen to step up bilateral cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alexei Tsoi has held talks with his Afghani counterpart Minister of Public Health Ahmad Osmani in a virtual format, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the ministry.
1st English-language collection of works of Abai launched in London LONDON. KAZINFORM - The UK capital saw the launch of the first ever complete collection of works of Abai in English. The book was published by the world’s oldest publishing house – Cambridge University Press – in partnership with the National Bureau Translations of Kazakhstan (NBT) to mark the 175th anniversary of the birth of the great poet, philosopher, and enlightener, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
What vaccines against COVID-19 Kazakhstan considers ‘most promising’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Yerlan Kiyassov, Vice Minister of Healthcare – chief state sanitary officer of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has revealed today what vaccines against the COVID-19 coronavirus infection Kazakhstan considers the most promising, Kazinform reports.
Brazil’s sanitary regulator allows resumption of CoronaVac trials BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s national sanitary watchdog Anvisa today (Nov. 11) authorized the resumption of clinical trials of vaccine CoronaVac, one of the vaccines being tested in Brazil by the Butantan Institute. The agency declared it had received new information from Butantan on the «serious adverse event (SAE),» which led the regulator to suspend the studies on Monday, Agencia Brasil reports.
Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss cooperation in industry, agriculture MINSK. KAZINFORM – Belarus First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov met with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belarus Askar Beisenbayev to discuss cooperation in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian government.
Turkestan region’s COVID-19 PCR testing capacity increases to 5,000 tests a day TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM – There are 10 COVID-19 PCR testing laboratories with the total capacity of 5,000 daily tests in Turkestan region, which have so far conducted around 240 thousand tests, Kazinform cites the press service of the regional administration.
New virus cases over 100 for 5th day; enhanced virus curbs in the offing in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose by triple digits for a fifth day Thursday, as sporadic cluster infections from private gatherings and facilities piled up across the nation, raising the possibility that the country may enhance social distancing measures, Yonhap reports.
National Bank of Kazakhstan funding state programs worth KZT2.3tln ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Akylzhan Baimagambetov talked about the financing of state programs during the round table on the results of the development of financial sector during the coronavirus pandemic, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Michaela Friberg-Storey of Sweden named UN Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – On 1 November, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Michaela Friberg-Storey of Sweden as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan, with the host Government’s approval, Kazinform cites the press service of the UN in Kazakhstan.
ASEAN summit kicks off, highlights post-COVID-19 recovery HANOI. KAZINFORM - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday opened its 37th summit under the chairmanship of Vietnam via video conference, with focus on recovery from COVID-19 and the role of the bloc in the post-pandemic world, Xinhua reports.
COVID-19: Brazil surpasses 5.7 million cases BRASÍLIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has exceeded the mark of 5.7 million cases of COVID-19. The latest report released by the Health Ministry on Tuesday evening (Nov. 10) states that 25,012 new positive diagnoses of the illness were notified, bringing the total case tally to 5,700,044, Agencia Brasil reports.