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Anti-Covid-19 vaccines in dispute

15 de mayo de 2021, 0:35Por Rosmerys Bernal PiñaHavana, May 15 (Prensa Latina) While several countries are making progress in the immunization against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, scientists, business executives, health authorities and world leaders are debating whether or not to temporarily eliminate the patents on anti-Covid-19 vaccines. Initially, the United States and a small group…

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Covid: Get the jab plea as Army deployed in hotspots

People eligible for a vaccine in areas where the Indian virus variant is circulating are being urged to get the jab.Health Minister Edward Argar said there had been a "minor increase" in hospital presentations mainly among 35-65 year olds who were unvaccinated in Bolton.Meanwhile, the Army will be deployed on the streets of Bolton and…

Business

Guyana, Brazil Agri. Ministers discuss integrated action for sectoral development

May 15, 2021 News A section of the participants during the virtual meeting Kaieteur News – Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha on Wednesday participated in a virtual dialogue with Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, Tereza Cristina; and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture’s (IICA) Director General, Dr. Manuel Otero to discuss collaboration to improve the…

Coronavirus

Listen: Exploring Controversial Efforts to Waive Drugmakers’ Vaccine Patent Rights

President Joe Biden has thrown his support to an international effort to waive drugmakers’ patent rights on the covid vaccines, but the pharmaceutical industry vows to fight back. Julie Rovner, KHN’s chief Washington correspondent, joins The Atlantic’s “Social Distance” podcast, hosted by Dr. James Hamblin and Maeve Higgins, to talk about the current patent controversy…

United States

China’s 1st Mars rover ‘Zhurong’ lands on the Red Planet

© CCTV/China National Space AdministrationAn artist's concept of China's first Mars rover mission, Tianwen-1, at the Red Planet.China just successfully landed its first rover on Mars, becoming only the second nation to do so. The Tianwen-1 mission, China's first interplanetary endeavor, reached the surface of the Red Planet Friday (May 14) at approximately 7:11 p.m.…

United States

The inflation monster has been unleashed

The monster known as inflation has been unleashed upon the world and will not easily retreat into the night. This is reflected in soaring commodity and housing prices. Due to the stupid and self-serving policies of the Fed, we are about to experience a massive shift in the way we live. Bubbling up to the…

United States

Biden’s Green “No” Deal Exposes Virtue-Signaling Americans’ NIMBY Views On Wind Power

The Biden administration's infrastructure proposal layouts 100% carbon-free or clean electricity by 2035. Such an ambitious goal will require a massive new workforce, hundreds of billions of dollars in funding, and community support.But all is not kosher as wind turbine projects across the country have hit turbulence among local officials and residents. President Biden's proposed Energy…

Australia & New Zealand

AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Swans on top after slow start against Pies, Hawks lead North comfortably

7.27pmEarly match-ups at Marvel StadiumWard and Martin started head-to-head in the middle of the ground, Taylor has the big job on Lynch and Vlastuin is manning Hogan.7.24pmDaniel at home in defence7.23pmPort, Dogs high in disposalsWestern Bulldogs and Port Adelaide rank first and second respectively for disposals per game in 2021. The Bulldogs have won the…

Canada

General in charge of vaccine logistics under military investigation for alleged sexual misconduct, source says

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, Vice-President of Logistics and Operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, speaks during a technical briefing on the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, in Ottawa, on Dec. 3, 2020. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press The Canadian Forces commander in charge of Canada’s vaccine logistics has stepped aside and is facing a military investigation…

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China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars

media captionWatch the moment China lands its first spacecraft on MarsChina has successfully landed a spacecraft on Mars, state media announced early on Saturday.The six-wheeled Zhurong robot was targeting Utopia Planitia, a vast terrain in the planet's northern hemisphere.The vehicle used a combination of a protective capsule, a parachute and a rocket platform to make…

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Africa

Suicide bombing during church service in Kaduna

  Society - West Africa - Nigeria - Religion Suicide bombing during church service in Kaduna Seven people have been reported dead and several others injured following a suicide bombing which occurred during a mass at a catholic church in northern Nigeria. The suspected suicide attacker attempted to crash a car bomb into a Catholic…

Asia

What can the COP26 climate summit achieve?

Climate change experts and campaigners, including participants in the Dublin Climate Dialogues, were asked what their COP26 expectations are, and whether they are optimistic about the summit’s ability to meet the climate threat Lorna Gold Climate justice campaigner As COP26 is taking place in my home city, I have a particular interest in seeing it…

Latin America

Lula believes unity is strength

15 de mayo de 2021, 0:25Por Osvaldo CardosaBrasilia, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Convinced that unity leads to victory, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva began a five-day visit to Brasilia on May 3 to re-establish ties with different political tendencies in the run-up to the 2022 elections in Brazil. The trip was the first…

Middle East

Iran marks Nakba Day, calls for Muslim unity against Israeli crimes

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has called on Muslim and freedom-seeking governments and nations of the world to set aside their differences and unify in support of the Palestinian people’s rights against the occupying Israeli regime. In a statement on Friday on the anniversary of the creation of Israel, the ministry condemned Tel Aviv’s relentless bombardment of the besieged…

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