TOKYO (Dec 26): Japan has confirmed the first domestic cases of the new variant of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading in Britain, the health ministry said Friday.
MOSCOW (Dec 24): A healthcare worker in New York has suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reported Sputnik news agency.
AMMAN (Dec 19): South Africa has identified a new variant of the coronavirus that is driving a second wave of infections, the health minister said yesterday, days after Britain said it had also found a new variant of the virus boosting cases.
MOSCOW (Dec 11): Russian cosmonauts will be inoculated against coronavirus with Russia's own Sputnik V vaccine, Sputnik news agency reported the country's sovereign wealth fund said Tuesday.
ANKARA (Nov 21): About 20,000 volunteers applied for the Chinese coronavirus vaccine Friday in Turkey, Anadolu Agency reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 30): There is fear now that the Nipah virus could become more transmissible, according to a news report.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 24): Seven more staff working with Tesco Extra Mutiara Damansara (pictured) here have been tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, Tesco Malaysia announced yesterday via its Facebook page.