Nazarbayev received Security Council Secretary Asset Issekeshev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Security Council Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Aide to the Kazakh President – Secretary of the Security Council Asset Issekeshev, Kazinform cites the website of the First Kazakh President.
Virus overwhelming Europe's health system, says WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization’s Europe chief said Thursday the region accounts for 28% of COVID-19 cases with signs of overwhelmed health systems, noting that if masks’ use reached 95% rather than the current 60%, lockdowns would not be needed, Anadolu Agency reports.
Almaty Mayor instructs clinics’ enhanced preparation for COVID-19 fight ALMATY. KAZINFORM – The Almaty city Public Health Office Panel has held its meeting chaired by the city’s Mayor Bakytzhan Sagintayev on the outcomes of implementation of the healthcare development state program in 9 months, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Argentina working on mass COVID-19 vaccination scheme, says president BUENOS AIRES. KAZINFORM - Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Wednesday said his government is devising a mass vaccination scheme against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to be launched by the end of 2020 or first weeks of 2021, Xinhua reports.
Tokyo’s new coronavirus cases top 500 for 1st time TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The number of new daily coronavirus cases in Tokyo reported on Thursday topped 500 for the first time since the pandemic began, with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga saying Japan is on «maximum alert» and calling on people to do all they can to prevent infections, Kyodo reports.
France’s COVID-19 cases top 2mln, epidemic indicators improving PARIS. KAZINFORM - France on Tuesday became the first European country to record over two millions of confirmed COVID-19 cases, although epidemic indicators were gradually improving, said Health General Director Jerome Salomon, Xinhua reports.
Kazakh capital to host Donors’ Forum NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, will host the Donors’ Forum on November 26. The event will take place within the framework of the IX Kazakhstan Civil Forum and the Civil Society Week in online format, Kazinform has learnt from the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
COVID-19: New Anvisa procedure should speed up vaccine registration BRASIL. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s national sanitary regulator Anvisa has set forth the procedures for the continuous submission of technical data for the registration of vaccines against COVID-19. Now a norm, the decision was approved Tuesday (Nov. 17) by the agency directors, Agencia Brasil reports.
New virus cases over 300 for 2nd day in S. Korea, tougher antivirus curbs in place SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The number of daily new coronavirus cases in South Korea hovered above 300 for the second consecutive day Thursday as the country braces for another potential wave of the pandemic, with rising sporadic cluster infections across the nation, Yonhap reports.
Weather without precipitation in store for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather without precipitation is predicted for most of Kazakhstan. Snowfall will douse only the north and south of the country. Portions of Kazakhstan will see gusty wind, fog, and blizzard, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.