Record high 27,543 cases of COVID-19 infection detected in Russia MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 27,543, a record high nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of the coronavirus infections has risen to 2,215,533, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Friday, TASS reports.
COVID-19: Pfizer starts vaccine registration process at Anvisa BRASÍLIA. KAZINFORM - Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced it has started the registration process at Brazil’s national sanitary regulator Anvisa for its vaccine against COVID-19. This is the first step towards obtaining permission from the agency to have the treatment available in the country. The announcement was made after a Wednesday (Nov. 25) meeting with Anvisa specialists, Agencia Brasil reports.
Public transport to be suspended this Sunday in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Instagram account of Nur-Sultan city’s public transporter City Transportation Systems said that public transportation is to be suspended this Sunday, November 29, in the city as part of disinfection measures, Kazinform reports.
Turkish scientists discover COVID-inhibiting molecules ANKARA. KAZINFORM Scientists from Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey have discovered that a mixture of odor molecules that produce an anti-viral effect could prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus through the air and its settlement in the lungs.
3rd wave of pandemic gets bigger as new virus cases soar to over 8-month high of 583 in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The daily number of novel coronavirus cases in South Korea surpassed 500 for the first time in over eight months on Thursday due to sporadic cluster infections across the country as health authorities strive to curb a third wave of infections, Yonhap reports.
Russia sees new high of over 25,400 daily coronavirus cases MOSCOW. KAZIFORM - Russia’s coronavirus cases in the past day rose by 25,487, the highest figure since the start of the pandemic, and the total case tally reached 2,187,990, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday, TASS reports.
Kazinform takes part in Yonhap International Press Photo Exhibition NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Korean News Agency Yonhap, the current chair of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), is holding the «International Press Photo Exhibition: At the Scenes of the Pandemic» to share the stories of people in all corners the world amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Kazinform reports.