In recent weeks, the outgoing Trump administration has ramped up sanctions pressure on Iran, ostensibly in a bid to complicate Joe Biden's plans to see Washington rejoin the Iran nuclear deal.
All fatal cases involving the vaccination against coronavirus in Norway reportedly involved people over 80 who whose health was "weak."
The WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March, with the most cases so far registered in the US, India and Brazil. While a vaccine roll-out in various nations gives a glimmer of hope things will return to normal, several new coronavirus strains have been reported globally since December, prompting stricter travel measures.
New economic sanctions on Cuba by the Trump administration and a decline in tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced financial reforms in the new year, including eliminating the dual currency system, in a bid to encourage national production over imports.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Several Chinese medical specialists are calling for a suspension of COVID-19 vaccination campaigns that use mRNA-based vaccines, such as the one produced by Pfizer and BioNTech, especially among senior citizens, the Global Times newspaper reported on Friday, following reports on vaccination-related deaths in Norway.
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