MOSCOW (Aug 12): The world's first registered vaccine against the coronavirus infection which was developed in Russia was named Sputnik V, the official vaccine website launched on Tuesday said.
BRASILIA (July 23): Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro again tested positive for the novel coronavirus, indicating he must remain in isolation, reported Xinhua news agency quoting the president's office on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (July 22): A study published on Tuesday shows that in people with mild Covid-19 cases, their antibodies against the coronavirus drop sharply over the first three months after infection, reported Xinhua news agency.
WASHINGTON (July 22): President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the US will probably "get worse before it gets better", reported Xinhua news agency.
TOKYO (July 21): A clinical trial for the influenza drug Avigan, a potential treatment for the Covid-19 disease caused by the novel coronavirus, will begin in Kuwait as early as this month, Jiji Press quoted informed sources Monday.
SEJONG (July 15): South Korea said Wednesday it has adopted an alert system on the country's 50 major beaches that will ban the entry of additional visitors in crowded areas to stem the spread of the new coronavirus.
RIO DE JANEIRO (July 8): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reported Xinhua news agency.
PUTRAJAYA (July 7): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has directed the Institute of Medical Research (IMR) to conduct studies on the mutation of the Covid-19 virus, to learn more of its characteristics.