Fluvoxamine may prevent serious illness in COVID-19 patients CHICAGO. KAZINFORM - Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found in a preliminary study that the drug fluvoxamine seems to prevent some of the most serious complications of COVID-19 patients and make hospitalization and the need for supplemental oxygen less likely, Xinhua reports.
Vice Minister of Information pays visit to Turkestan region TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM – Vice Minister of Information and Social Development Bolat Tlepov paid a working visit to Turkestan region where he visited a number of cultural facilities, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the regional administration.
WHO reports record high 628,000 new cases of COVID-19 GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 628,000 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus have been recorded globally in the past day, which is new maximum, bringing the total number of infections to 52.48 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Friday, TASS reports.
President ratifies agr’t on cooperation in migration between Kazakhstan and Belarus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Belarus on cooperation in the sphere of migration», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
New virus cases in S. Korea exceed 200 as gov’t mulls enhancing social distancing SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases exceeded 200 for the first time in 73 days Saturday amid lingering cluster infections across the nation, with health authorities considering raising the social distancing scheme by a notch in the five-tier system, Yonhap reports.