Tag Archives: Diseases and conditions

Mexico posts new daily highs for pandemic cases and deaths

Mexico has posted new highs for the pandemic, with 22,339 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 1,803 deaths related to COVID-19 recorded in the previous 24 hours ByThe Associated Press January 22, 2021, 2:38 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Mexico posted new one-day highs for the […]

Albania expels Russian diplomat, citing lockdown breaches

Albania has expelled a Russian diplomat for not respecting the country’s virus lockdown rules ByThe Associated Press January 21, 2021, 7:08 PM • 2 min read TIRANA, Albania — Albania on Thursday expelled a Russian diplomat for allegedly not respecting the country’s virus lockdown rules. An Albanian foreign ministry statement declared Alexey Krivosheev “person non […]

Thai court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king

A court in Thailand has sentenced a former civil servant to a record record prison term of 43 years and six months for breaching the country’s strict law on insulting or defaming the monarchy By CHALIDA EKVITTHAYAVECHNUKUL Associated Press January 20, 2021, 12:15 AM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […]

After seeing floods, Indonesian leader visits quake zone

Relief workers worked to clear up rubble of collapsed buildings on an Indonesian island where a deadly earthquake left thousands of people homeless By NINIEK KARMINI and YUSUF WAHIL Associated Press January 19, 2021, 6:27 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MAMUJU, Indonesia — Relief workers worked to clear […]

Venezuela’s Maduro sends oxygen to Brazil amid virus spike

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has authorized the dispatch of oxygen to Brazil to help its South American neighbor treat people sickened in another coronavirus wave ByThe Associated Press January 18, 2021, 6:34 PM • 3 min read CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has authorized the dispatch of oxygen to Brazil to help its […]

China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

China reports its economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease outbreaks By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer January 18, 2021, 2:27 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China’s economy grew 2.3% […]

Brazil’s health agency approves the use of two vaccines

Brazil’s health regulator has approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccines made by Sinovac and AstraZeneca, enabling Latin America’s largest nation to begin an immunization program that’s been subject to delay and political disputes By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA Associated Press January 17, 2021, 9:40 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail […]

Navalny plans to return to Russia after recovery in Germany

Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny plans to fly home to Russia on Sunday after recovering in Germany from his poisoning in August with a nerve agent ByThe Associated Press January 17, 2021, 9:20 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny plans to fly […]

Guatemala tries blocking caravan of 9,000 Honduran migrants

Guatemalan soldiers have blocked part of a caravan of as many as 9,000 Honduran migrants not far from where they entered the country in a bid to reach the U.S. border By SONNY FIGUEROA and CLAUDIO ESCALON Associated Press January 17, 2021, 1:33 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […]

Germany: 3 candidates as Merkel’s party chooses new leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is choosing a new leader on Saturday, eight months before voters decide who will succeed Merkel in a national election ByThe Associated Press January 16, 2021, 8:22 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is choosing a new […]