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Buenos Aires/UNI/Sputnik: More than 20 cases of the coronavirus have been detected on the Esperanza Base research station of Argentina in Antarctica, media reported. more
US group asks Elon Musk to shut down Tesla showroom in Xinjiang

Washington: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Tuesday called on industrialist Elon Musk to close a recently-opened Tesla showroom in China’s Xinjiang region, where ...

More than 4,000 Chinese students sent to quarantine

Beijing: More than 4,000 students in China's Anyang city have been sent to quarantine after several cases were detected in their school.

Mexican President tests positive for COVID-19

Mexico City/UNI/Sputnik: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he contracted COVID-19 again and will be isolated with mild symptoms.

US breaks daily COVID-19 cases record again

Washington/UNI/Xinhua: The United States set a new record high of over 640,000 daily COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to latest data of Johns Hopkins University.

Omicron fear: Netherlands initiates tight lockdown measures

Amsterdam: The Netherlands government has started tight lockdown measures during Christmas to combat Omicron spread.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa tests positive for COVID-19

Johannesburg:  South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested COVID-19 positive.

UN chief: COVID-19 laid bare barriers faced by 1 billion people with disabilities

Marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said on Friday that those with a disability were among the harde ...

Scientists warn border bans too late to stop Omicron variant spread, hold back studies: Report

London/UNI/Sputnik: Scientists have warned that new travel restrictions are ineffective against the Omicron coronavirus strain and risk slowing down studies of the variant, according to a ...

UK PM Boris Johnson gets COVID-19 booster shot

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received his COVID-19 vaccine shot and urged people to get themselves the same.