Flu shot fears growing further as suspected deaths pile up SEOUL. KAZINFORM Concerns over seasonal flu shots grew further on Friday as deaths after vaccinations swelled to over 30, with health experts split over whether to go ahead with a state-led free shot program amid a potential «twindemic» of the new coronavirus and the flu.
Russia reports 17,340 coronavirus cases in 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 17,340 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since the start of the pandemic. A total of 1,480,646 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 throughout the country, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday, TASS reports.
New virus cases spike to over 150 as cluster infections pile up in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to an over one-month high Friday as sporadic cluster infections at senior care hospitals and other risk-prone facilities continued to increase, Yonhap reports.
1,000 aircrafts fly over UAE airspace a day: GCAA ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM A senior official at the General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has said that during the month of October, aircrafts flying over UAE airspace averaged around 1,000 planes a day, an increase of more than 200% in comparison with the volume of air traffic last April.
Local virus cases at 1-month high, cluster infections biggest hurdle in virus fight SEOUL. KAZINFORM The number of daily local coronavirus cases in South Korea spiked again to over 100 for the first time in nearly one month Thursday, as sporadic cluster infections at senior care hospitals and other facilities continued to climb amid eased virus restrictions.