Dozens of Argentine-flagged private boats have been left stranded after mooring at the Uruguayan most exclusive port of Punta del Este because there is no COVID-19 corridor for their voyage back home, it was reported.
The World Health Organization has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more options for treating the disease. The extent to which these medicines will save lives depends on how widely available and affordable they will be.
Several Asian countries have suspended the import of Canadian beef, following a case of mad cow disease. China, South Korea, and the Philippines have temporarily halted imports of Canadian beef where an “atypical” case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, was reported.
The Royal Navy's only Antarctic research ship has completed her first Antarctic mission of the season – revealing the impact of global warming. HMS Protector is on a five-year mission to support international research into wildlife, the changing climate, and the shifting waters of Antarctica.
Tennis' number one player Novak Djokovic faces deportation yet again from Australia after his visa was revoked for a second time after a judge had allowed him to enter the country despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19, which is mandatory for all foreigners wishing to enter the country.
The Supreme Court of The United States Thursday ruled by 6 votes to 3 against President Joseph Biden's vaccine mandates for businesses with 100 employees or more.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has ventured this week that repeated booster doses of vaccine risked overloading people's immune systems and was not a sustainable strategy.
The Canadian province of Quebec has come up with the idea of imposing an extra tax on people who willingly chose not to take a vaccine against COVID-19. The measure has reportedly led to a collapse in vaccination centers with people rushing for appointments.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández has decided that all civil servants go back to teleworking for two days -Jan. 13 and 14- as a result of the heat wave and the numeous problems with electricity supply.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Wednesday said the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 was “welcome” in Brazil, because it “may point to the end of the pandemic.”