Tag: south-africa

Rooibos: Extraordinary Herb Receives Due Distinction
A proud inheritance of South Africa, Rooibos tea has become the very first food in Africa to be approved by the EU for listing on the register. The EU's logo may now be used on...
Using trade as a weapon is not a new tool for countries to inflict on another for purposes of economic harm.
Trade Weaponization and China
Using trade as a weapon is not a new tactic for countries wishing to cause economic losses to their opponents. Furthermore, the practice has become increasingly apparent today, as we have seen with the rise...
A Pfizer executive has said the company may raise the price of its coronavirus vaccines given the “significant opportunity.”
Pfizer May Raise Price of Its COVID-19 Vaccine
A Pfizer executive has said the company might raise its coronavirus vaccines’ price given the “significant opportunity.” The suggestion was made by Frank A D’Amelio, CFO & executive VP of global supply for Pfizer, at...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will soon be enacting legislation that will send people who vandalize or desecrate statues or memorials to prison for a period of up to ten years and/or fines of up to £2,500.
The UK Announces a 10-Year Sentence for Vandalizing Statues and Memorials
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will soon be enacting legislation that will send people who vandalize or desecrate statues or memorials to prison for a period of up to ten years and/or fines of up...
While there has been a sustained decline of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Europe during the past few weeks, new variants have been raising alarms
Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine may be Weaker against South African Variant
While there has been a sustained decline of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Europe during the past few weeks, new variants have raised alarms. Mutations in spike proteins, such as the E484K mutation,...
The E484K mutation has been discovered in the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant in some areas of the United Kingdom (UK).
Concerning Coronavirus Mutations in the United Kingdom
Specialists in coronavirus mutations have detected the coronavirus E484K mutation in the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant in some United Kingdom areas (UK). This mutation was previously found in P.1 and B.1.351 variants, but has not appeared...
President Joe Biden has reinstated travel bans on non-US travelers coming from the UK, Ireland, Brazil, and 26 European nations from the Schengen region.
Biden Issues Travel Ban to Restrict Spread of Coronavirus
President Joe Biden has reinstated travel bans on non-U.S. travelers coming from the UK, Ireland, Brazil, and 26 European nations from the Schengen region. Travelers from South Africa have also been banned. Bans on travelers...
President Joe Biden’s nominee for the head of Health and Human Services (HHS), Xavier Becerra, has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic situation in the U.S. is worsening. In an interview with CNN, Becerra noted that there should be strong leadership at the federal level to tackle the issue.
US ‘in Nosedive’ With Coronavirus, Says HHS Nominee Xavier Becerra
President Joe Biden’s nominee for the head of Health and Human Services (HHS), Xavier Becerra, has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic situation in the U.S. is worsening. In an interview with CNN, Becerra noted that...
Over 3.6 million people in the UK have been infected with SARS-CoV-2. Over 98,500 have died in the pandemic.
Coronavirus Death Toll Approaches 100,000 in the UK
Over 3.6 million people in the UK have been infected with SARS-CoV-2. Over 98,500 have died in the pandemic. With the coronavirus death toll approaching 100,000, citizens are angry at the government for not taking...
Experts Struggle to Fight Emerging Coronavirus Strains
Several countries across the world have begun rolling out vaccination programs to curtail the spread of the CCP virus. However, scientists and health experts are increasingly worried about new coronavirus mutations that are more contagious...
White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that some of the newer variants of the CCP virus may be able to resist the current vaccines.
Dr Fauci Concerned That New Coronavirus Variants Will Resist Vaccines
White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that some of the new coronavirus variants may be able to resist the current vaccines. Scientists are concerned about the viral strains that have emerged from...
A police vechile patrols on a near-deserted Westminster Bridge in central London on January 16, 2021, during the third nationwide novel coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown. - All arrivals to the UK will have to quarantine and show negative virus tests from next week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, as hospitalisations and deaths continued to soar but new cases fell.
New COVID-19 Virus Strains Found in the US, Vaccine Effectiveness Unknown
Researchers from Ohio State University have discovered two new COVID-19 virus strains, which they believe originated in the United States. One strain was found in a patient in Ohio and has a mutation that is...