COVID-19: Single jab not sufficient against Delta – CSS ROME. KAZINFORM - Franco Locatelli, the head of the Superior Health Council (CSS) and coordinator of the CTS panel of experts advising the government on the COVID-19 pandemic, told SkyTg24 Friday that «a single vaccine dose does not give adequate coverage» with respect to the Delta variant and reiterated the need to «complete the vaccination cycle», ANSA reports.
Kazakh, Russian FMs talk over the phone NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi had a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov at the initiative of the Russian side, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Askar Mamin inspects implementation of investment projects in Karaganda region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As part of his working trip to the Karaganda region, Prime Minister Askar Mamin, as well as Chair of the Board of the world's largest bus manufacturer — Yutong Group — Tang Yuxiang (online), took part in the opening of a small-knot production line of buses and special equipment of the Yutong brand at the plant in Saran, primeminsiter.kz reports.
Brazil scientists develop two new quick COVID-19 tests BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Scientists at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), supported by the Foundation of Support for Research of São Paulo States (FAPESP), have developed two new methods of identifying COVID-19 cases with a potential to speed up mass testing in Brazil, Agencia Brasil reports.
Prizes and grants of President in the field of mass media awarded in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The awarding ceremony of prizes and grants of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of mass media was held at the KazMedia Center, Kazinorm has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Japan may get herd immunity for COVID-19 by mid-Oct: study TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan may achieve herd immunity against the novel coronavirus by mid-October at the earliest thanks to a recent acceleration in the country's inoculation drive, Nomura Securities Co. said in a research report released Thursday, Kyodo reports.
Adult and teenage Slovaks can be vaccinated by their GPs as of July BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - As of July, adult Slovaks and adolescents aged between 12-15 will be able to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by their general practitioner, Health Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky (an OLaNO nominee) told a news conference on Thursday, adding that people should contact their GP directly to arrange this, TASR reports.
Kazakh capital to plant Alley of Journalists NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva congratulated mass media workers on the professional holiday and told about the plans to plant an Alley of Journalists in Nur-Sultan, the Minister’s Facebook account reads.
IFPА and KAZAKH INVEST sign a memorandum of cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The prospects of bilateral cooperation in the field of attracting foreign investors to the food industry were discussed during the meeting of the Chairman of the Board of «NC «KAZAKH INVEST» JSC Meirzhan Yussupov with the General Director of the INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC FOOD PROCESSING ASSOCIATION Sheikh Bilal Khan.
New cases in 600s for 3rd day as eased distancing rules set to run from July SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the third straight day Friday due to sporadic cluster infections as the country is set to implement eased social distancing rules starting next month.
Above 22,000 treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 22,325 people (21,025 coronavirus positive and 1,300 coronavirus negative) are being treated for coronavirus in Kazakhstan as of June 25, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing COVID-19 spread in Kazakhstan reads.
KazAID, USAID sign MoU on cooperation in Official Development Assistance ALMATY. KAZINFORM Chair of the Board of the Kazakhstan Agency for International Development (KazAID) Dastan Yeleukenov and Regional Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Christopher Edwards signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in official development assistance, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
EpiVacCorona vaccine effective against Delta and Delta Plus COVID variants SOCHI. KAZINFORM The EpiVacCorona vaccine is effective against all dangerous mutations of the novel coronavirus, including the Delta and Delta Plus strains, head of the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology Rinat Maksyutov said on Thursday.