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CDC advisory group votes to recommend Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

CDC advisory group votes to recommend Moderna's COVID-19...

Washington (US), December 20: An independent vaccine advisory group to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted...

US reports all-time high daily COVID-19 case count of over 400,000

US reports all-time high daily COVID-19 case count...

Washington (US), December 20: The United States has reported over 400,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day on Friday,...

U.S. FDA panel recommends emergency authorization of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

U.S. FDA panel recommends emergency authorization of Moderna's...

Washington (US), December 18: An advisory committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met on Thursday and voted...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 310,000: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 310,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York (US), December 18: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 310,000 on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and...

Biden adviser Cedric Richmond tests positive for COVID-19

Biden adviser Cedric Richmond tests positive for COVID-19

Washington (US), December 17: U.S. Democratic House lawmaker Cedric Richmond, a close adviser to President-elect Joe Biden, has tested positive...

U.S. congressional panel sets guest limits at Biden inauguration

U.S. congressional panel sets guest limits at Biden...

Washington (US), December 17: A U.S. congressional committee said on Wednesday that it would significantly limit the number of guests...

UN chief appoints Raisedon Zenenga as ASG, mission coordinator to UN mission in Libya

UN chief appoints Raisedon Zenenga as ASG, mission...

United Nations, December 17: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Raisedon Zenenga of Zimbabwe as assistant secretary-general (ASG) and...

UN response plan in Yemen remains less than half-funded

UN response plan in Yemen remains less than...

United Nations, December 17: A United Nations spokesman said on Wednesday that in Yemen, the UN response plan remains less...

ECOSOC president says COVID-19 vaccines must be accessible to everyone, everywhere

ECOSOC president says COVID-19 vaccines must be accessible...

United Nations, December 17: COVID-19 vaccines must be viewed as "a global public good" and accessible to everyone and everywhere,...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader McConnell congratulates Biden on White House victory

U.S. Senate Majority Leader McConnell congratulates Biden on...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 16: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in the upper chamber of Congress,...

U.S. starts COVID-19 vaccine rollout as death count surpasses 300,000

U.S. starts COVID-19 vaccine rollout as death count...

Washington (US), December 15: The United States started its COVID-19 vaccine rollout nationwide on Monday as death toll of the...

UN chief urges member states to help address severe economic crisis in Yemen

UN chief urges member states to help address...

United Nations, December 15: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on member states to help address the severe...

Almost 2 bln people depend on health care facilities without basic water services: WHO, UNICEF

Almost 2 bln people depend on health care...

United Nations, December 15: Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of COVID-19 and other diseases because they use...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 16 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 16 mln -- Johns...

New York (US), December 13: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 16 million on Saturday,...

NYS announces new record high of COVID-19 tests

NYS announces new record high of COVID-19 tests

New York (US), December 13: A total of 242,927 COVID-19 test results were reported to New York state on Friday,...

Los Angeles County sees record daily COVID-19 infections

Los Angeles County sees record daily COVID-19 infections

Los Angeles (US), December 12: Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, hit a record number...

U.S. Senate passes defense policy bill with veto-proof majority

U.S. Senate passes defense policy bill with veto-proof...

Washington (US), December 12: The U.S. Senate on Friday overwhelmingly passed the 740-billion-U.S.-dollar National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with a...

Focus on saving planet's most precious resource at India Water Impact Summit 2020

Focus on saving planet's most precious resource at...

New Delhi [India], December 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and...

US records the world's highest daily death toll from COVID-19

US records the world's highest daily death toll...

Washington (USA) December 11: The United States has registered its highest daily COVID-19 death toll.

Battleground states issue blistering rebukes to Texas' lawsuit to invalidate millions of votes

Battleground states issue blistering rebukes to Texas' lawsuit...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: Each of the four battleground states targeted by a Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn President...

US officials concerned about movements of Iranian-backed militias amid heightened tensions

US officials concerned about movements of Iranian-backed militias...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: Iranian-backed militias in Iraq have moved to a "heightened level of preparation" in recent days,...

Biden hopes to complete Cabinet picks by Christmas

Biden hopes to complete Cabinet picks by Christmas

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: President-elect Joe Biden's goal is to have his remaining Cabinet selections announced before Christmas, a...

Covid-recovering Trump promised top drugs for all -- he's mainly just helped his friends

Covid-recovering Trump promised top drugs for all --...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: When President Donald Trump emerged from a three-night hospital stay for his coronavirus infection, he...

Threat of government shutdown looms amid holdups to spending bill vote

Threat of government shutdown looms amid holdups to...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: Senate leaders are trying to resolve last-minute objections to two must-pass bills, which could trigger...

Biden's pick to lead Pentagon faces questions about whether he's right for the job

Biden's pick to lead Pentagon faces questions about...

Washington DC (USA) Dec 11: President-elect Joe Biden's choice to lead the Pentagon is already facing critics, who question his...

FDA panel nod to emergency use approval for Pfizer vaccine

FDA panel nod to emergency use approval for...

Washington [US], December 11 (ANI): A panel of experts advising the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday recommended...

US sanctions two Chinese lawbreakers, among individuals from other countries, for corruption, human rights abuse

US sanctions two Chinese lawbreakers, among individuals from...

Washington [US], December 11 (ANI): The United States has imposed sanctions and visa restrictions on Wan Kuok Koi, a notorious...