Trump says vaccine will be available by the end of the year

Trump says vaccine will be available by the end of the year

Several covid-19 vaccine projects are underway around the world.

“We plan to have a vaccine by the end of this year”, declared Donald Trump, during a special broadcast by Fox News television channel, broadcast from the Lincoln Memorial, a monument in Washington in honour of the 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln…

Mother and daughter infected with coronavirus after attending funeral

Mother and daughter infected with coronavirus after attending funeral

Susan Nelson, 65, ended up dying.

The woman, born in Halesowen, in the United Kingdom, is one of the fatal victims of Covid-19 in the country. On March 13th, the woman attended an aunt’s funeral, where she contracted the disease. Susan, who had no record of other pathologies, was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and died last Tuesday.

China announces first clinical vaccine trial

China announces first clinical vaccine trial

One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday.

China has started the first clinical trial to test a vaccine against the new coronavirus, at a time when several countries are in a race to find effective treatment against the pathogen.
One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday, according to the official newspaper, Global Times.

Coronavirus has caused more than 10 300 deaths worldwide

Coronavirus has caused more than 10 300 deaths worldwide

More than 324 290 cases of infection were detected in 171 countries and territories

The new coronavirus has already caused at least 14,396 deaths worldwide, after ir was first identified in December, according to the latest report by the France-Press agency.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 324,290 cases of infection have been detected in 171 countries and territories.

Xenophobia against Orientals grows in Brazil

Xenophobia against Orientals grows in Brazil

Xenophobia and racism against the Asian community exploded and became another worrying effect of the arrival of the new coronavirus in the South American country.

Chinese and Japanese, especially, are subject to attacks in the country, mainly in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, where a large number of Orientals and descendants of Asians live.

You have to pay more than three thousand euros for being tested for coronavirus

You have to pay more than three thousand euros for being tested for coronavirus

Osmel, a native of Miami, had come from China and, due to the flu symptoms, decided to go to the hospital to do the screening.

The man returned from a work trip in January and started to have some symptoms that could indicate he had been infected with coronavirus.

According to the Miami Herald, the man went to a Florida hospital to undergo screening tests. The tests revealed that Osmel Azcue only had a regular flu. Later, the man received a medical bill of about 3,200 euros.

Climate crisis and political turbulence are major risks in 2020

Climate crisis and political turbulence are major risks in 2020

Long-term climate threats, geopolitical turbulence and short-term economic confrontations and political polarization top the list of risks, in a World Economic Forum report.

According to the Global Risks Report 2020, political and economic polarization is expected to increase in 2020, making a collaborative strategy between world leaders more capable of halting serious threats to the climate, environment, public health and technological systems.

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

Systemic sclerosis, polycythemia or Marfan syndrome (MFS) are some of the diseases.

More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from diseases that are considered to be rare, according to a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics.