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Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray, People ‘Falling Like Leaves’

The plea arrived from a remote area that had so far produced only rumors and residents fleeing for their lives. Help us, the letter said, stamped and signed by a local official. At least 125 people already have starved to death. Trapped in one of the m…

Uganda Approves Herbal Treatment for COVID-19

The World Health Organization has expressed concern about Uganda’s approval of a locally made herbal treatment for COVID-19 amid a third wave of cases. The WHO has not approved the substance for COVID-19 treatment, but Ugandan pharmacists say they hav…

ANSA: Italy passes 50-million jab mark

ROME. KAZINFORM Italy will pass the 50 million COVID jab mark on Monday, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said.«It’s a very significant figure and when we say that all of Italy is in a white zone we must start from this vaccination rollout, and insist …

Kazakh capital to toughen COVID-19 quarantine

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A new decree of the chief state sanitary doctor of Nur-Sultan «On toughening restrictive and quarantine regulations in the city» was issued, Kazinform reports.The chief sanitary doctor bans any mass cultural events indoors, but fo…

Indonesia battles skyrocketing Covid-19 cases as hospitals overflow

JAKARTA. KAZINFORM Indonesia is battling skyrocketing Covid-19 case numbers as the Red Cross warned on Tuesday of the collapse of hospitals.It is the country in Southeast Asia hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, and on Monday registered 20,694 infect…

Sputnik V’s efficacy against COVID-19’s Indian variant reaches around 90% – developer

MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Russian Sputnik V coronavirus jab’s efficacy against the Indian strain stands at around 90%, deputy head of the Gamaleya Center, the shot’s developer, Denis Logunov said on Tuesday.«The developers are deliberately not lowering num…

Political initiatives of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev: Features of the 3 packages

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakhstan Council on International Relations has published an analytical report by Andrey Chebotarev themed «Political initiatives of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev: Features of the 3 packages», Kazinform…