South America

South America

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:45:00 GMT
First batch of Argentine-made Sputnik V vaccine delivered
Argentine laboratory Richmond Tuesday delivered the first batch of locally-produced Sputnik V vaccines against covid-19 to be sent to Russia's Gamaleya Institute for final validation, it was announced.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:35:00 GMT
Anvisa asks STF for more time to decide on the use of Sputnik V in Brazil
While Argentina has already started trials to produce the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against covid-19, Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has filed a petition before the Federal Supreme Court (STF) for addit...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:32:00 GMT
Colombia, South Korea strengthen bilateral relations during Seoul envoy trip to Bogota
During his Bogota stop, South Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-Kun expressed his country's concerns over Japan's intentions to release the contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclea...

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 23:28:00 GMT
Covid-19: Health official admits Argentina might need to extend restrictions beyond April 30
A high ranking official within Argentina's Health Ministry Tuesday hinted the current restrictions on circulation and business hours might need “to be extended” because of the spread of the coronavirus' second wave.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:29:00 GMT
France to impose € 1,500 fine to South American travelers who skip quarantine
A ten-day mandatory quarantine for travellers arriving into France from South America, namely from Brazil, Argentina, Chile and French Guiana as well as from South Africa, shall be effective as of this coming Saturday, said Fre...