Latin America and the Caribbean have altogether exceeded 25 million covid-19 infections amid an unprecedented advance of the pandemic which has led to the most severe restrictive measure by some countries, it was reported Friday.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández announced late on this Good Friday that he had been tested positive for covid-19 as he was rounding up his 62nd birthday's celebrations.
The Argentine government Friday announced the creation of a so-called coronavirus vaccine passport for domestic travel. The document, which runs within the Mi Argentina smartphone app, collects data from the Federal Registry of Nominalized Vaccination.
The Falkland Islands Government has urged people in the islands to “take extra care” in undertaking high-risk activities due to the Covid-19 situation in Chile and Uruguay making it “extremely difficult” to arrange the medical evacuation from the Falklands.
The Chilean Government of President Sebastián Piñera Thursday decided to close its borders throughout April, ban all foreign travel and move forward the current curfew to 9 pm as the second covid-19 wave spreads faster than expected.
Argentine scientists Thursday confirmed fossils of a dinosaur found in the province of Neuquén belonged to the Llukalkan aliocranianus, known as the one that causes fear.
An Israeli developing firm Wednesday announced the creation of a test kit that would eliminate the need for complex lab equipment to detect the presence of Sars-Cov-2 and yield results in just 20 seconds.
Coronavirus experts in Brazil Wednesday admitted a new variant of the coronavirus' Manaus version had been identified, as concern about a worsening situation mounted.
A majority of British nationals who want to travel abroad for the holidays have voiced their support for the so-called vaccine passports, according to a study released Wednesday. The research showed that 62% of them also favoured other countries taking similar measures to boost tourism.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Tuesday cried out to the world, particularly Taiwan and the United States, for anti-covid-19 vaccines to curb the spread of the disease which has killed over 4,000 people so far.