While Merck's oral drug Molnupiravir has already been cleared by the United Kingdom to treat COVID-19, a Paraguayan laboratory has filed for its emergency registration in the South American country, Doctor María Antonieta Gamarra, head of the Health Surveillance Directorate (Dinavisa) confirmed.
Chilean health authorities have reported the country is at its highest level of active cases in four months after the weekend. In this scenario, Health Minister Enrique Paris, has once again underlined the importance of preventive testing shead of the presidential, parliamentary and regional elections scheduled for Nov. 21.
Preliminary but seemingly conclusive results from Argentina's mid-term elections Sunday showed the ruling party of President Alberto Fernández and Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner would be losing its majority in Congress after 38 years.
One day after closing the UN's COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson highlighted one historical fact: coal has been sentenced to death as a source of energy over time.
General Nick Carter, Britain's top military officer, has said over the weekend western powers were closer to war with Russia than at any other point since the end of the Cold War.
Bolivian protesters have warned their ongoing indefinite strike declared by the Pro Santa Cruz Committee will not be lifted until the Plurinational Legislative Assembly (Congress) repeals Law 1386 on the Strategy to Fight the Legitimization of Illicit Profits.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has decided to postpone the launch of his reelection candidacy after announcing Sunday he was reevaluating his affiliation to the Liberal Party.
The Government of Austria has finally ruled in favor of a mandatory nationwide lockdown for all those unvaccinated against COVID-19, effective Nov. 15.
Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay Friday have announced in Glasgow that they had agreed on the need to create a negotiating group to tackle climate change.
Glasgow's COP26 Climate Summit Friday extended its closure as no consensus could be reached on the event's final day, it was reported.