Peru's Health Minister Hernando Cevallos Thursday said closing the countries' beaches for the remainder of the Summer season was not on the agenda.
Bolivia's Vice President David Choquehuanca has not taken any COVID-19 vaccine and said he did not intend to either, it was reported Thursday.
Argentina's Antarctica Logistics Pole to be built in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, at the current naval base will be totally financed, managed and autonomous, no strings with any of the leading powers in the ice continent and intended to compete with the Falkland Islands and the Chilean complex of Punta Arenas, as the gate to Antarctica.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Wednesday announced people who have taken a full COVID-19 vaccination treatment will be forced to spend five days in isolation after being in close contact with a positive case of SARS-CoV-2, while the 10-day quarantine will remain in force for the unvaccinated.
The Government of Bolivia Wednesday declared a nationwide sanitary emergency due to an increase in the number of covid-19 cases, Health Minister Jeyson Auza announced.
Mexico's Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) has issued the green light Wednesday for the emergency use of the Cuban-developed Abdala vaccine against COVID-19.
Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Wednesday confirmed the presence of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 in the country, which also heralds an overall increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
The Chilean Government of President Sebastián Piñera Tuesday announced the return to active duty of former Deputy Health Minister Paula Daza, who will now be in charge of handling the transition to the new administration of President-elect Gabriel Boric from a sanitary point of view focused mainly on COVID-19.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Monday insisted his 11-year-old daughter will not be taking any COVID-19 vaccine.
An Israeli heart surgeon has arguably become the world’s first healthy person to get a 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine, The Times of Israel reported Monday.