The US has documented nearly 60,000 additional novel coronavirus cases so far on Friday, bringing the Land of the Free ever closer to topping 5 million cases, which health officials believe will happen by the end of the day.
The Milne Ice Shelf, which was the last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic, has collapsed into the Arctic Ocean after losing more than 40% of its area in just two days at the end of July, researchers confirmed Thursday.
Tuesday’s massive explosion in the Lebanese capital killed over 150 people and injured 5,000 others, causing an estimated $3 billion in damage and leaving 300,000 people homeless in an instant. It’s estimated that up to half of the city of 2.4 million people has been affected by the blast in one way or another.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Almost 10 years ago, an Air India Express plane flying from Dubai to Mangalore crashed while landing at Mangalore airport in the early morning. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 166 passengers on board overshot the table-top runway and crashed into the valley, before bursting into flames.
The famous rap star announced his entrance in the presidential election race as an independent candidate in July 2020.
With the US registering over 4.89 million coronavirus cases and an estimated 160,000 deaths, many countries remain hesitant to opening their doors to American tourists. Nevertheless, there are still plenty of possible vacation destinations for those looking to catch a break from corona and the economic crisis, assuming they have the cash.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 710,000; almost 19.1 million cases of infection have been detected, and over 11.4 million of those patients have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Russia will register the world’s first anti-COVID-19 vaccine next week, the country’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev said. But even as the vaccine is currently undergoing its final trials, some critics in the Western media just can’t help but cast doubt on Russian medicine's response to the challenge of the coronavirus.