Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19, interim trial results suggest
The preliminary findings were published in The Lancet on Tuesday and are based on data gathered from 19,866 participants, of which around three-quarters (14,964) received two doses of the vaccine and a quarter (4,902) were given a placebo.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters with British national overseas (BNO) passports now face a stark choice.
Do they take the opportunity, now open to them, to flee to the United Kingdom and start a new life?
Or do they stay and continue to try to fight for greater autonomy from China?
Concorde successor AS2 takes leap forward with vast new Florida HQ
(CNN) — The race is heating up to produce the first supersonic passenger aircraft to enter commercial service in more than 50 years.
US planemaker Aerion, whose AS2 jet promises to fly New York to London in 4.5 hours, is building a massive new global headquarters in Florida ahead of production beginning on the supersonic craft in 2023.
A vaccine against the coronavirus will be made freely available to everyone in Norway, the government has promised.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s government hopes that a Covid-19 vaccine will be ready to be offered to the population early in 2021, according to a government statement released on Tuesday.
Norway’s government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country’s parliament.
The attack was detected in August, when Norway announced hackers had attacked the parliament’s email system, gaining access to some lawmakers’ messages.
“Based on the information the government has, it is our view that Russia is responsible for these activities,” foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide said in a statement.
The population of sub-Saharan African countries, such as Nigeria, could triple, experts predict by 2100.
(CNN)The world’s population is likely to peak at 9.7 billion in 2064, and then decline to about 8.8 billion by the end of the century, as women get better access to education and contraception, a new study has found.
Pompeo suggested the possible move during an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, adding that “we’re taking this very seriously.”
Pompeo was asked by Ingraham whether the United States should be considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, “especially TikTok.”
“With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you the United States will get this one right too, Laura,” he said. “I don’t want to get out in front of the President [Donald Trump], but it’s something we’re looking at.”