Recruitment of volunteers to test COVID nasal vaccine to kick off on January 15 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A campaign for recruiting of volunteers to test a nasal coronavirus vaccine will kick off in Russia on January 15, Alexander Gintsburg, director of the Gamaleya Center, the vaccine’s developer, told TASS on Thursday.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signs Law on entrepreneurship control NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on introducing new regulatory policy in the sphere of entrepreneurship and redistribution of some functions of internal affairs agencies of Kazakhstan», the Akorda press service reports.
More Hollywood events canceled amid winter COVID-19 surge LOS ANGELES. KAZINFORM The U.S. entertainment industry's hope for a robust bounce back has been dashed by surging infections exacerbated by the Omicron variant as an array of high-profile Hollywood events have either been canceled or postponed.
Pandemic restricts New Year's Eve events across Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM The emergence of the new coronavirus Omicron variant has restricted New Year's Eve parties across the country. At least 20 capitals have canceled concerts and artistic events to avoid crowding. However, in some capitals, fireworks shows have been maintained.
Political initiatives of President of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Major political initiatives in 2021 set course for Kazakhstan’s political vector next year When President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev first voiced a package of political reforms, a few months after he took presidential office, some were surprised at the ambitiousness of reforms. Two years later, despite the outbreak of the pandemic that was the focus for many world leaders, these reforms are no longer plans, but a reality. More about the political initiatives of President Tokayev in 2021 is in this latest analytical article of Kazinform.
Port of Baku, ports of Central Asian countries integrate their information systems BAKU. KAZINFORM The Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC (Port of Baku) and the ports of Central Asia are integrating their information systems into a single platform within the framework of cooperation under the PCS (Port Infrastructure Management Program) program, the Head of the Strategic Planning and Development Department of Port of Baku, Khudayar Hasanli told Trend.
Blood plasma-based drug against COVID-19 successfully passes clinical trials, Rostec says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The COVID-globulin medicine against coronavirus based on convalescent blood plasma has successfully passed clinical trials and received a permanent certification by the Russian Health Ministry, a statement by Rostec said, TASS reports.
S. Korea: New COVID-19 cases above 5,000 for 2nd day, critical cases remain high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 5,000 for the second day in a row Thursday as authorities weigh whether to extend the current social distancing rules amid concerns over the omicron variant and critical cases, Yonhap reports.
COVID-19: 320 million shots have been administered in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Ministry of Health informed on Tuesday (Dec. 28) that 320 million vaccines against COVID-19 have been administered in the country. The wide immunization of the population has led to a reduction in the number of cases of infected people, deaths and hospitalization in ICUs, the document says, Agencia Brasil reports.