"Swine Flu" Pandemic
Cuba protests point to social changes
The protests that took place in Cuba last week pose a challenge for the country’s authorities, Chairman of the Board of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s Development and Support …
Nearly 3 mln COVID-19 cases recorded worldwide this past week
Nearly 3 mln COVID-19 cases and more than 55,000 deaths were registered this past week worldwide by experts of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The incidence rate rose by 10% compared with the …
Russia is open for joint research of Sputnik V and Covishield vaccines in India
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is open for joint research in India of the Sputnik V and Covishield vaccines developed by the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca, head of RDIF Kirill …
Patient infected with one COVID strain susceptible to others
A patient infected with one coronavirus strain remains susceptible to other strains until his body develops immunity to the virus, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, virologist …
WHO refuses to call AT.1 detected in Russian Federation ‘Russian variant’ of coronavirus
The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that the AT.1 variant of the coronavirus detected in Russia that has been put on the monitoring list should not be called the "Russian variant". No country …
Coronavirus cases among those fully vaccinated are rare
Russians fully vaccinated against coronavirus get infected only in 0.7% of the cases, the chief of the Russian sanitary watchdog, Anna Popova, said on Thursday.
Those who have been inoculated and get …
WHO chief describes current stage of coronavirus pandemic as 'very dangerous'
The novel coronavirus pandemic is at a very dangerous stage at the moment, despite the global community’s successes in fighting it, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on …
Russia ready to help N. Korea in fighting coronavirus if necessary
Russia is ready to help North Korea in tackling a novel coronavirus outbreak if necessary, including by supplying vaccines and medical equipment, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters …
Cuba provides Russian tourists with COVID-19 tests to iron out isolation problem
Cuba’s representatives made a decision to provide express tests for isolated Russian tourists who have a suspected COVID-19 infection in order to iron out the problem as soon as possible, …
Russia is in talks with Indonesia on producing COVID-19 vaccines in the country
Russia and Indonesia are discussing possible supplies and localizing production of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccines in the republic, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference after …