The number of confirmed cases worldwide has now surpassed 96,800,000, while the global coronavirus death toll is over 2 million people, according to Johns Hopkins University.
At least ten fire engines were rushed to the industrial area of Manjhri in the city of Pune after a massive fire was reported inside the facility of the Serum Institute of India (SII) where the "Covishield" vaccine is being manufactured in India.
The comments came amid broader speculation about Joe Biden's future steps regarding abortion and reproductive rights, with the debate taking a fresh twist now that the newly elected president had a change of heart on the Hyde Amendment, which blocks a great deal of taxpayer funding for abortions.
TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that he wanted his country to become one of the world's top five gas exporters in the coming years and would work toward that goal.
Bloomberg earlier reported that the Hungarian drug regulator had issued a recommendation to authorise the use of the Sputnik V vaccine in the country.
The situation in Iraq grew more tense in late 2019, when the United States accused Kataib Hezbollah of launching an attack on a US military base near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. In retaliation, the US launched a strike against the group's forces killing about two dozen fighters.
Researchers have been monitoring an iceberg called A68a since 2017, when it broke off from an Antarctic ice shelf and drifted north. They were worried that not only might A68a collide with the island, but that it would endanger seals, penguins, and other animals living there.
The star of The Social Network, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Free Fire and Call Me by Your Name had to drop out of his forthcoming movie with Jennifer Lopez after an Instagram user leaked messages allegedly sent by Hammer, in which the actor spoke about abuse and grisly sexual interests.