US President Donald Trump earlier announced that the delivery of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer in partnership with BioNTech will kick off next week.
Alexis Grenell, who was Cuomo’s deputy director of intergovernmental affairs when he was state attorney general, has attacked her former boss for penning a book about COVID-19 while the pandemic is still raging.
Doubts have emerged about the vaccine's efficiency after AstraZeneca released interim results of its candidate vaccine on Monday showing two different levels of efficacy depending on the dosing regimen.
Black Friday usually marks the start of the holiday shopping season when millions of people go out to stores to buy their Christmas presents. But the Covid-19 pandemic means that this year people are stuck at home and the day will be different in many key aspects.
TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Hossein Dehghan, a military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Friday that the assassination of Iranian Defence Ministry official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh would not be left without response.
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India has entered a technical recession, as the country's GDP has contracted 7.5 percent in the second quarter of the 2020-2021 financial year, following a 23.9 decline recorded in the first quarter, the Indian Statistics Ministry said in a press release on Friday.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped 1.447 million, over 61,90 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 42,7 million people have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
China has announced that from Saturday, it will impose taxes on Australian wine of up to 212%, in an escalation of trade tensions between the two countries.