Iran’s Health Ministry referred to the high number of the new infections and fatalities from the coronavirus over the past week, saying that the peak of the coronavirus outbreak has begun in nine provinces.
Iran’s Vice Presidency for Science and Technology announced its support for the participation of the country’s new technology-based firms (NTBFs) in the China International Import Expo (CIIE) once Beijing overcomes the coronavirus pandemic.
A Russian research center said it has successfully completed the clinical trials of the world’s first coronavirus vaccine on humans, and scientists in China and Thailand are also racing to start new phases in developing their own potential vaccines for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through the leadership of Latin America, with two more presidents and powerful officials testing positive this week for the new coronavirus, adding a destabilizing new element to the region’s public health and economic crises.
US sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at over 69,000
With coronavirus case numbers worldwide more than doubling in the past six weeks, the World Health Organization has urged countries grappling with the virus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in.
China's aviation industry sank further into the red, losing 34.25 billion yuan ($4.89 billion) in the second quarter, only slightly narrower than in the first quarter, underlining the colossal financial impact from the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus after months minimizing the severity of the pandemic and defying medical experts, even as the virus has killed more than 66,000 people in his country.