Ancient ritual tools unearthed in Pharaonic site in northern Egypt CAIRO. KAZINFORM Egyptian archaeologists unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in Kafr el-Sheikh province north of the capital Cairo, said the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in a statement on Saturday.
COVID-19: Brazil reports 34.4k cases, 643 deaths in 24h BRASILIA. KAZINFORM Brazil’s health authorities registered 34,407 new cases of COVID-19 and 643 deaths as a result of complications linked to the disease in 24 hours. The data were released by the country’s Ministry of Health on Thursday (Sep16) in its daily report on the pandemic.
FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster dose for elderly, high risk groups WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM An advisory panel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endorsed on Friday a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine six months after full vaccination in people 65 and older and for individuals at high risk for severe disease.
World on 'catastrophic pathway' to hit 2.7-degree temperature rise WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning on Friday, saying the world is on a «catastrophic pathway» to surpass negotiated caps on temperature increases meant to mitigate the ravages of climate change.
Commemorative coin dedicated to Kazakhstan's 30th independence anniversary presented in Istanbul ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM - Commemorative coin dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence was presented in Istanbul. The event was attended by Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Turkey Abzal Saparbekuly, Consul General of Kazakhstan in Istanbul Alim Bayel, Director of the Turkish State Mint Abdullah Yasir Şahin, representatives of academia and media, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in Turkey.
'7 countries in Africa facing 4th virus wave' ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM -Seven countries in Africa are currently battling a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, while 43 more are in the midst of a third wave, the head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports.
€34 billion disbursed so far to tackle COVID-19 in partner countries: Team Europe BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, the EU, EU Member States and European financial institutions, as Team Europe, have disbursed €34 billion in support to partner countries in addressing the pandemic and its consequences, delivering on its promises with concrete results.
Japan starts discussions on administering 3rd COVID vaccine shots TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan started discussions Friday on administering third shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at least eight months after their second dose, as the nation looks to respond to the continued spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, Kyodo reports.