Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Economy Minister Martín Guzmán agreed not to give in to additional demands from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) regarding the US $ 44 billion loan from the previous national administration.
Peruvian Health authorities have reported the detection of three infections and also one death of flurona, the new portmanteau disease resulting from the overlapping of COVID-19 with influenza.
Health authorities in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro have reported Thursday that the number of COVID-19 detections had increased 6,778% in less than a month, as the Omicron strain has already been detected locally.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged Wednesday from the São Paulo clinic where he was admitted early Monday due to recurrent abdominal pain after emergency surgery was ruled out.
Argentina's sanitary agency ANMAT has issued the green light Wednesday to the distribution and commercialization of COVID-19 self-testing kits, as coronavirus infections soar nationwide.
Brazilian children aged 5 to 11 will be added to the National Immunization Program against COVID-19, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga announced Wednesday.
Tennis' number one player Novak Djokovoc was held for eight hours at Melbourne's international airport and later deported for not complying with Australian protocols regarding vaccination against COVID-19 for foreign travelers.
The Serbian Djokovic was to defend his Australian Open title, which he has won 9 timers altogether, including the last three consecutive editions.
The Government of Italy Wednesday issued a decree making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all those over the age of 50, it was announced. Out of Italy’s 59 million people, 28 million fall over the age of 50.
Apple Inc. reached a market value of US$ 3 trillion (twelve zeroes) during intraday trading on Monday, when its share price hit US$ 182,86. Although the milestone is mainly symbolic, (Wednesday shares were down to US$ 175) it shows investors remain bullish on Apple stock.
One hundred years on from the death of the famous polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, the UK’s new polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, will be exploring the very same region where his ship, The Endurance, was lost in the pack ice – heralding a new age of Antarctic exploration.