Month: December 2020

French Customs Officers In The Port City Of Calais Count Down To Brexit – NPR

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Pakistan to purchase 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm – Yahoo News

By Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam ISLAMABAD (Reuters) -Pakistan will purchase 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm, a minister said on Thursday, the first official confirmation of a vaccine purchase by the South Asian country as it battles a second wave of infections. China approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical …

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Israel says it has vaccinated 7 percent of its population | TheHill – The Hill

Israeli officials announced the country has immunized 7 percent of its population against COVID-19 — nearly 647,000 people, more than any other country — according to the nation’s health ministry. The Israeli Ministry of Health lauded vaccine rollout efforts after it immunized more people in the first nine days of distribution than any other country, CNBC …

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Bodies pile up, patient care falters as COVID-19 slams L.A. – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County’s healthcare system was buckling Wednesday under the unprecedented surge of COVID-19 patients, with bodies piling up at morgues and medical professionals resorting to increasingly desperate measures as they brace for conditions to worsen in the coming weeks. With hospitals overwhelmed by patients and no outlet valve available, doctors, nurses and paramedics are …

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Mayor de Blasio declares March 14 COVID-19 Remembrance Day – New York Post

March 14 will be COVID-19 Remembrance Day in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Thursday. The city reported its first coronavirus fatality on March 14, 2020, and the event will recognize all the people who died from the bug since. The city Health Department reports that 25,099 Big Apple deaths are linked to …

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Prosecutors seek 9-year prison term for Samsung chief Lee – The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday requested a nine-year prison term for Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, during his bribery retrial, where Lee apologized and vowed not to be implicated in similar allegations in an apparent plea for leniency. The case is a key element in an explosive 2016 scandal …

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COVID Live Updates: New York surpasses 30,000 deaths, inches closer to 8,000 hospitalizations – WABC-TV

NEW YORK (WABC) — New York has surpassed 30,000 deaths related to COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The state reported an additional 136 deaths, bringing the statewide total to 30,040. There are now 7,935 patients being treated for the coronavirus in New York hospitals. “Yes, the vaccine is here and yes, we are laser …

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West Virginia clinic gave 42 people an antibody treatment instead of the coronavirus vaccine – The Washington Post

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WHO approves Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use – Fox News

The World Health Organization (WHO) approved Pfizer and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Thursday. The vaccine, which goes by the name Comirnaty, is the first coronavirus vaccine to be approved by the agency and added to its Emergency Use Listing (EUL), according to the announcement.  WHO’s emergency use authorization follows the vaccine’s approval …

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This 19-year-old is 2020’s ‘Most Beautiful’ woman in the world – New York Post

Share this: December 31, 2020 | 2:27pm | Updated December 31, 2020 | 5:18pm Move over, ancient Helen of Troy — there’s a new Gen-Z beauty on the block. TC Candler/YouTube Meet Yael Shelbia, the Israeli stunner just crowned 2020’s winner of TC Candler’s annual “100 Most Beautiful Faces of the Year” list. “I’ve never …

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