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The US will open its land borders with Mexico and Canada at the beginning of November to vaccinated travelers

The US will open its land borders with Mexico and Canada at the beginning of November to vaccinated travelers The US will open its land borders with Mexico and Canada at the beginning of November to vaccinated travelers

The United States will open its land borders with Mexico and Canada at the beginning of November to travelers vaccinated against COVID-19 who enter for reasons considered non-essential, announced a senior White House official. The official affirmed that the precise date of entry into force of the new regulation will be announced “in the next […]

Russia says its single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine is 70% effective against delta variant

Russia says its single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine is 70% effective against delta variant Russia says its single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine is 70% effective against delta variant

Updated 10/13/2021 09:42 am The developers of the single-dose Russian anti-COVID Sputnik Light vaccine claimed that the preparation is 70% effective against the delta variant of the coronavirus three months after inoculation. The Gamaleya Center, which developed the vaccine – it is the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine – and the Direct Investment […]

WHO appoints a committee of 26 experts to investigate the origin of COVID-19

WHO appoints a committee of 26 experts to investigate the origin of COVID-19 WHO appoints a committee of 26 experts to investigate the origin of COVID-19

Updated 10/13/2021 09:33 am The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the composition of its new Scientific Advisory Group on the Origin of New Pathogens (SAGO), in which the Cuban epidemiologist María Guzmán, along with 25 other experts, will have the mission of continuing to investigate how COVID-19 emerged, among other diseases. Along with Guzmán, from […]

GB: Covid, “Brexit” – tons of harvest rots without helpers

GB: Covid, “Brexit” – tons of harvest rots without helpers GB: Covid, “Brexit” – tons of harvest rots without helpers

For 33 years, Gerard Vonk has been using seasonal pickers from Eastern Europe to harvest his peppers on his “Tangmere Airfield Nurseries” pepper farm near Chichester (West Sussex), a few kilometers behind the British Channel coast. But this year, with Covid and “Brexit” .. Gerard Vonk, Managing Director “Tangmere Airfield Nurseries”: “… more barriers, more […]

Faster airport controls for 2x vaccinated

Faster airport controls for 2x vaccinated Faster airport controls for 2x vaccinated

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are testing expedited entry controls for fully vaccinated passengers arriving in the UK at Heathrow Airport. As part of the pilot project, travelers can digitally upload their vaccination status on four routes before checking in. Similar identification procedures have also been introduced in several other countries. British Airways explains on […]

G20 finance ministers decide on a global minimum tax rate for large corporations

G20 finance ministers decide on a global minimum tax rate for large corporations G20 finance ministers decide on a global minimum tax rate for large corporations

The finance ministers of the G20 countries have decided to introduce a global minimum tax for large corporations. At a meeting in Venice, they agreed on a declaration that confirms a decision made by 131 OECD countries last week. A global minimum tax rate of 15 percent and the possibility of taxing companies not only […]

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