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Russia aims mass coronavirus vaccination from October

August 2, 2020
Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus from October, the country\'s health minister said on Saturday.

Spain: New infections nearly triple within 2 weeks

August 1, 2020
The number of new coronavirus cases in Spain shattered post-lockdown records for the second day in a row, with the Health Ministry reporting 3,092 new cases on Friday.

Serbia’s coronavirus cases top 25,500

July 31, 2020
The number of coronavirus infections in Serbia increased by 339 in the past day to reach 25,552, while the number of coronavirus related fatalities climbed to 573, the national health ministry said Friday.

Brazil reports 2,610,102 cases of coronavirus, 91,263 deaths

July 31, 2020
Brazil on Thursday reported a daily increase of 1,129 in coronavirus deaths, taking the national death toll to 91,263.

England hits highest level of excess deaths in Europe in 1st half of 2020

July 31, 2020
England recorded the highest level of excess mortality in Europe amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a report Thursday.

New Zealand reports no new cases of coronavirus

July 31, 2020
New Zealand reported no new cases of coronairus on Friday, with the number of active cases in the country being 20, all in managed isolation facilities, according to the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam reports 45 new coronavirus cases, total cases exceed 500

July 31, 2020
Vietnam recorded 45 new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Friday morning, bringing its total confirmed cases to 509, according to its Ministry of Health.

Coronavirus cases in Africa rose 500% in past 2 months

July 31, 2020
Insufficient or lack of testing to diagnose coronavirus in some African countries is seriously impacting their planning and executing an effective response, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said Thursday.

New York adopted first in nation drinking water standard

July 30, 2020
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State has adopted a first in the nation drinking water standard for emerging contaminant 1,4-Dioxane, setting the maximum contaminant level of 1 part per billion for 1,4-Dioxane.

India reached 1,531,669 coronavirus cases, reports fresh 48,513 positive cases

July 30, 2020
India\'s coronavirus tally reached 1,531,669, announced the federal health ministry.

DR Congo to vaccinate 1m people against cholera

July 30, 2020
More than a million people will be vaccinated against cholera in a five day campaign in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) South Kivu province, authorities said.

Brunei reports no new coronavirus cases for 82 straight days

July 29, 2020
Brunei reported no new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday with the national tally of cases standing at 140.
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