Medicine, rent, childcare: what will change the new assistance package in connection with COVID-19

After months of unsuccessful negotiations, the U.S. Congress has voted for an almost $ 900 billion coronavirus relief package to help American businesses and families affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Writes about this Financial Times. Details about ...

Coronavirus made it to Antarctica: it was the last continent without COVID-19

Antarctica can no longer be considered the last region free from Covid-19, writes the BBC. The first coronavirus infection in Antarctica was discovered at the O'Higgins base in Chile. It is located relatively close to the Ukrainian station “Akademik Vernadsky” (370 km), however, there is no data on contacts between Chileans and Ukrainians ...

Congress agreed on a new financial aid package in connection with the coronavirus: what will be the payments

After months of failed negotiations, lawmakers have finally agreed on a new $ 900 billion coronavirus relief package, CNBC writes. However, the document has not yet been adopted and remains in the status of a draft law. Voting on it is expected late in the evening of December 21. Bill…

Joe Biden was vaccinated against COVID-19 live

President-elect Joe Biden publicly received his first dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday afternoon, December 21. His wife and future first lady Jill Biden was also vaccinated on this day, writes CNN. The injection was made ...

'The situation is out of control': a new, more contagious strain of coronavirus identified

More and more countries are stopping rail and air links with the UK because of the new VUI-202012/01 coronavirus strain, the first cases of which were recorded there. The BBC writes about it. The new strain is more infectious and spreads faster than the previous one. However, there is no evidence yet ...

COVID-19 vaccine: answers to key questions

Several countries around the world, including Russia, Britain and Canada, have begun vaccination against COVID-19. The first in line for vaccination were health workers and vulnerable elderly people or those with serious chronic diseases. Why some people still refuse vaccination, said the publication ...

A US student violated quarantine abroad: she was sent to prison

An 18-year-old Georgia student and her water sports boyfriend have been sentenced by a Cayman Islands court to four months in prison for violating quarantine. Writes about this New York Post. The girl was punished for removing the monitor bracelet worn by the authorities from her arm ...

FDA approves US use of another COVID-19 vaccine

On December 17, a group of experts from the FDA's advisory board recommended that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine be authorized for use during a pandemic. This decision paved the way for six million doses to be shipped already ...

White House security chief amputated part of leg due to COVID-19

White House security chief Creed Bailey has part of his leg amputated after severe COVID-19. This is the most serious publicly reported case of the consequences of coronavirus infection associated with the White House, writes ABC News. Bailey was in intensive care for three months ...

Some masks are more dangerous to health than their absence: what you need to know

A new study has shown that wearing a used mask can be more dangerous than not wearing it at all when it comes to preventing COVID-19, writes the New York Post. The new 65-layer surgical mask is XNUMX percent effective in filtering airborne particles, but ...

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