President Vladimir Putin said Russian regulators have approved a 2nd Covid-19 vaccine after early trials

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russian experts have approved a 2nd Covid-19 vaccine after early trials, with more detailed study coming later. Created by the Vector Institute in Siberia, the 2nd vaccine approved since August finished early-stage human trials in September. The large-scale Phase III trial is not yet under way. Russian authorities… Read More President Vladimir Putin said Russian regulators have approved a 2nd Covid-19 vaccine after early trials

40 people died in Vietnam & Cambodia due to prolonged heavy rain caused by tropical storm Nangka

Almost 40 individuals have passed away in Vietnam & Cambodia due to prolonged heavy rain & flash flooding as tropical storm Nangka edged towards the Vietnamese coast on Tuesday. Officials & said heavy rains since early October have caused deadly floods & landslides in several provinces in central Vietnam & displaced thousands of individuals in… Read More 40 people died in Vietnam & Cambodia due to prolonged heavy rain caused by tropical storm Nangka

The Chinese port city of Qingdao plans to test nine million people in the coming five days

China plans to test 9 million individuals in Qingdao, a port city of skyscrapers, parks and beaches bordering the Yellow Sea, in the next 5 days, after 12 locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases were reported rising issues of a wider outbreak. China has been largely Covid free since mid-August, with all cases registered by the nation imported… Read More The Chinese port city of Qingdao plans to test nine million people in the coming five days

North Korea shows off its largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile in a nighttime Pyongyang parade

On Saturday, North Korea tried to show off its military power by rolling a launcher carrying what might be the nation’s largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile in a Pyongyang rally marking 75 years of power for North Korea’s ruling party. It was hard to understand if the missile was active or simply a dummy, but the… Read More North Korea shows off its largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile in a nighttime Pyongyang parade

The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge will open in Portugal this fall

516 Arouca, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge will open in Portugal this fall. The bridge is 1,692 feet long & located in the town of Arouca, northern Portugal. 516 Arouca is made of steel cables & rigid netting. Also, the 3-foot-wide bridge hangs 576 feet above a river below. The bridge will connect Aguieiras… Read More The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge will open in Portugal this fall

23K chicks died after being crammed into cardboard boxes & abandoned at a Madrid airport for 3 days

Spanish authorities said 23K chicks passed away after being stuffed into cardboard boxes & abandoned at a Madrid airport for at least 3 days without any food or water. When officials discovered the baby chicks at an outdoor cargo terminal over the weekend, some 6K had already passed away & the others were trying to… Read More 23K chicks died after being crammed into cardboard boxes & abandoned at a Madrid airport for 3 days

Bars, restaurants & other businesses in Berlin will have to shut down at 11 p.m starting Friday

All the Berlin pubs, eateries, shops & other businesses will have to close at 11 p.m starting Friday until Oct. 31, German officials said. According to German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, the Berlin Senate has started a series of new Covid-19 regulations in an effort to curb a dangerous spike of new virus. The strengthened restrictions,… Read More Bars, restaurants & other businesses in Berlin will have to shut down at 11 p.m starting Friday