Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin urged President Trump to send COVID-19 supplies to Wisconsin, citing six months of shortages that have further exacerbated mounting cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks.
Today, World Food Day marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, of the United Nations.
Resorts, some of which are set to open at the beginning of November, are trying to avoid a repeat of last spring when many mountain communities were disproportionately hurt by the virus as travelers from all over the country and the world hit the slopes during one of the busiest times of the season.
Calling for full preparedness to ensure speedy access to COVID-19 vaccines for every citizen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday suggested developing a vaccine delivery system on the lines of conduct of polls and disaster management while involving all levels of government and citizen groups.
Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time on Saturday (Oct 17), a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been hailed around the world for her government’s quick action on Covid-19.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney held a bilateral meeting with his Austrian counterpart.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 28,505 after 7,442 PCR tests identified 998 new infections in the 24 hours until Friday midnight.
After being forced to close their establishments during the lockdown, theatre and cinema operators in the Île-de-France region and eight major cities now have to deal with the introduction on Saturday of a curfew from 9 pm, for at least four weeks.
Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to come together like they did in the spring to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the country posted another daily record of new cases Saturday.