Hotel Nacional stands devoid of tourists due to the coronavirus pandemic in Havana, Cuba. File/Associated Press
Researchers around the world started work on a coronavirus vaccine on Jan. 11, the moment their Chinese counterparts published the microbe’s genetic code.
UAE residents who want to have their infants vaccinated at a Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) Health Promotion Centre may now do so even without alighting from their vehicles.
Sorry isn’t sufficient. Remorse is what is needed and positive action to spring from this remorse. Sure humans are the dartboard of COVID-19, but why shouldn’t they be? Haven’t humans made dartboards of other creatures and the environment? As recklessly as the virus is claiming human hosts, humans have hacked recklessly at nature.
About 100 research groups are pursuing vaccines with nearly a dozen in early stages of human trials or poised to start. It’s a crowded field, but researchers say that only increases the odds that a few might overcome the many obstacles that remain.
As Lebanon sinks lower into financial ruin, foreign banks are cutting ties with the Central Bank, making it difficult for the country to purchase goods and transfer payments from abroad.
Can you imagine if Tom Hanks had not played Forrest Gump in the movie “Forrest Gump” and instead the character was played by John Travolta? No, neither can I. This week we are looking at some famous Oscar winning roles that almost went to different actors.
Adventures in space give both, those taking part in them and those following them a frisson of thrill unmatched perhaps in any other field. In both cases, it shoots up the adrenalin and trigger waves of delight that keep overwhelming the senses. The excitement could be equal to, or perhaps
Enrique Yglesias left Cuba two years ago for a better life. From Uruguay, he trekked to Guyana, across the Amazonian jungle and Central America to Mexico and the US border, where he asked for asylum. He just arrived in Cutler Bay in South Miami-Dade after his release from detention, so he