World Humanitarian Day 2020: A tribute to aid workers on the front lines GENEVA. KAZINFORM Today, World Humanitarian Day, the world honours all humanitarians – many working in their own communities – who are going to extraordinary lengths in extraordinary times to help women, men and children whose lives are upended by crises and the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Joe Biden wins Democratic nomination to battle Trump in 2020 presidential election NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Former Vice President Joe Biden has been nominated to run for president from the Democratic Party after securing the needed threshold of delegates. He now has officially become the Democratic candidate in the November 2020 presidential election, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan completes preclinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine ALMATY. KAZINFORM – The Laboratory of pharmacological trials which an affiliate of the National Center for Expertise of medicines and medical products of Almaty city has reported the successful completion of preclinical trials of the Kazakhstani inactivated polio vaccine against COVID-19 dubbed as QazCovid-in®, Kazinform cites the press service of the Center.
COVID-19: Brazil reaches 108,500 deaths, 3.35 million cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has reported 108,538 deaths linked to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus. The number was public on the daily report by the Health Ministry on Monday (Aug. 17). In 24 hours, 684 new deaths were registered, and 3,454 are under investigated, Agencia Brasil reports.
Greater Seoul in peril over virus spread, new cases at over 5-month high of 297 SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases have now soared by three-digit figures for a week straight as the country on Wednesday reported the largest number of cases since early March, with infections traced to churches in the capital city of Seoul continuing to swell, Yonhap reports.