The United Kingdom has registered a total of “zero deaths” of covid-19 in the last 24 hours, which would signal that vaccines do work, according to optimistic health care analysts.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday signed a contract with AstraZeneca for the local manufacture of that laboratory's vaccine against covid-19.
A report released Tuesday showed that Argentina's trade with neighbour Brazil has reached its highest level since 2018, exports reaching US $ 4.2 billion until May, 33% better than in the first five months of last year, but 6% lower than the same period of 2019.
Revenues for May at Paraguay's Customs Directorate (DNA) were estimated at around US $ 132 million, which represents its fourth consecutive month of surplus so far this year, it was reported.
Uruguay's exports rose 54.9% yearly, according to a report from the Uruguayan Exporters Union (UEU) released Tuesday, which also showed that between January 1 and May 31 the increase was 33.9%.
Uruguay's Public Health Ministry Tuesday reported that around 1,807,000 people, that is 51.15% of the country's population, have already been administered at least one dose of an anti-coronavirus vaccine.
Peru more than doubled its official coronavirus death toll, becoming the country with the highest Covid-19 mortality per capita anywhere in the world. The government admitted it had raised the count from 69,342 to 180,764 on the advice of a panel of health experts, which found there had been an undercount.
Argentina fisheries overseas sales during the first quarter of the year reached 56.843 tons, which represent a 34,9% volume increase compared to a year ago, but the value, US$ 162,5 million only climbed 7,7%, since the average price of the different species dropped 20%, according to the Under Secretary Fisheries department.
Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship HMS Protector has been assigned two small rotary-wing drones, specially adapted for her unique mission in the polar extremes. Although the Devonport-based survey ship has a large flight deck, with no hangar she cannot take helicopters with her – unlike her predecessor HMS Endurance, which carried two Lynx.
Four additional Brazilian states have been recognized as free of foot-and-mouth disease without the need for vaccinations, by the World Organization for Animal Health, OIE.