Last week, from November 16 to 22, more than 4 million people in the world became infected with the new type of coronavirus, which is a record number since the beginning of the pandemic. This was announced on Tuesday, November 24, the press service of the World Health Organization.
According to the WHO, in these seven days the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the world increased by 4,060,891, fatalities increased by 67,221.
However, the organization said that the latest data indicate a slowdown in the pandemic observed in Europe and Southeast Asia.
In North and South America, by contrast, there has been an increase in both new cases and deaths. The situation is similar in Africa, where last week the highest rates of morbidity (by 15%) and mortality (by 30%) were registered among the regions.
The American oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil had one of the worst years in its history. Exxon shares have fallen by 45.36% since the beginning of 2020. The company has lost money for three quarters in a row, and in August they were excluded from the benchmark index of “blue chips” Dow Jones Industrial […]
The most popular fashion brand Gucci will donate about $ 500,000 for the purchase and distribution of a new type of coronavirus vaccine among vulnerable people around the world. It is noted that the funds will be transferred to UNICEF, which supports the WHO initiative on mass vaccination COVAX and the GAVI group. “Global equitable […]
Johnson & Johnson plans to complete the third phase of trials of its single-dose vaccine against COVID-19 in mid-January 2021. Paul Stoffels, vice chairman of the executive committee, senior scientific expert at Johnson & Johnson said they plan to deliver to market 1 billion doses. “We are in the middle of the third phase of […]
The American company Pfizer and the German BioNTech have applied to the European Medicines Agency for registration of their coronavirus vaccine. The announcement was published on the BioNTech website. “On Monday, November 30, Pfizer and BioNTech filed a formal application with the European Medicines Agency for a conditional authorization to use their COVID-19 candidate vaccine […]
Latvian airline AirBaltic will resume flights to Ukraine on December 1 and will start a new flight Vilnius-Kiev to Boryspil airport. The schedule includes departures twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays on Airbus A220-300. Flights from Vilnius will depart at 09:00, from Kiev – at 11:15. “Vilnius Airport can be used for transit to […]
The National Bank did not go out this week with interventions on the interbank market, according to the press service of the regulator on Friday, November 27. The Central Bank has been refusing to buy or sell currency for three weeks in a row. At the same time, since the beginning of the year, the […]
With the appearance of an effective vaccine against coronavirus and the subsequent recovery of the world economy, the US dollar may fall by 20%. This was reported by the Financial Times. It is noted that banks, which already had negative forecasts for the dollar next year, deteriorated expectations against the background of the emergence of […]
The net loss of the second largest American oil and gas company Chevron, which accounts for the parent company, in the first nine months of 2020 amounted to 4.878 billion dollars against a profit of 9.534 billion dollars a year earlier, the company said. The diluted loss per share was $ 2.63 against earnings of […]Next
Bread of Ukraine, SJSC was artificially brought in a stalemate bankruptcy. Therefore, the only logical way is a total reorganization of the assets and liabilities of the company, and the beginning of the working subsidiaries. This was announced by the Chairman of the Board of the company – Igor Kobelia. According to his words, as […]Next
The robotics company Miso Robotics has launched the robot Flippy, which is able to replace part of the staff in the kitchen of the restaurant. “Flippy goes on sale in the midst of the pandemic and supports the cooking of 19 different dishes, including fries and burgers made of the artificial meat of the Impossible […]Next
In September Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said in his twitter about of his thoughts of ??buying the island somewhere in Greece or in Italy, to settle migrants and refugees there. This proposal was very popular in twitter, so Sawiris, who is one of the ten richest people in Africa, whose fortune is estimated at $ […]Next
The world has heard enough discussions which concern the resonance Donald Trump’s win in the USA elections. Everyone has the right to express their position. America has done their choice. Now, when the post-electorial ethereal has gone, it is the high time to speak constructively. Benjamin Franklin, one of the founders of American Constitution, declared: […]Next
Boeing has identified the need to refine the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which are awaiting delivery to customers – it will take some time. This is stated in the company’s quarterly report. Production of the Boeing 787 will be less than five units per month for some time and will gradually return to a monthly level […]Next
Companies Vir Biotechnology, Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced the global extension to phase 3 of the COMET-ICE study, which evaluates the effectiveness of monoclonal antibodies – VIR-7831 for early treatment of COVID-19 in patients at high risk of hospitalization. VIR-7831 (also known as GSK4182136) is the fully human monoclonal antibody against SARS-CoV-2, selected for […]Next
Today 11 July Ukraine and Canada signed an agreement about establishment a free zone. During the signing were attended the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Tryudou. Ukrainian MP Stepan Kubiv wrote on his page on facebook, it is a very important document for Ukraine. He will bring the relations […]Next
The network “Foxtrot” noted that the logo of the Bravis trademark must match the level of the top brands in consumer electronics, for increased demand among consumers. Such decision was taken to increase the competitiveness of domestic producers of electronics. In such a way the company decided to make changes and update the Bravis brand, […]Next
Shares of the American company Facebook rose 4.18% to $ 355.64 at the end of trading on Monday, June 28, and amounted to 1.008 trillion dollars in total value of the company. The sharp jump in quotations is due to a court decision that rejected the antitrust lawsuit of the US Federal Trade Commission. This […]Next
The Deposit Guarantee Fund of individuals introduced a temporary administration in “Fidobank”. It is reported by the press service of the Fund. The decision was made on the base of the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on May 20 to classify “Fidobank” to the category of the insolvent. Earlier, “Fidobank” reported about […]Next
A subsidiary of Alibaba Group – Ant Group – plans to attract $ 35 billion in the course on the Shanghai and the Hong Kong exchange. This was reported by Bloomberg. The IPO could be the largest in history, the agency emphasizes. The previous record holder, Saudi oil company Aramco, raised $ 29.4 billion. The […]Next
One of the largest Ukrainian agricultural groups “Kernel”, will pay $ 2.4 million, according to the results of court proceedings, in which it was involved in the case of contamination of the Ukrainian sunflower oil delivered in the EU in April 2008. According to the company report, disclosed on its website on Friday, the court’s […]Next
In the near future Ukraine may lose some revenue from the transit of Russian gas. Foreign provider JSC Togliatti, which is among the top ten international flagship for the production of ammonia, is considering the possibility of building an additional pipeline from their company to the terminal in Taman port, by passing the Ukrainian part […]Next
Four world’s biggest enterprises who producing tobacco products – British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International appealed this week to the court against the government, where they are opposed to the introduction of a new law in Britain banning branded a pack of cigarettes. According to the law, which will […]Next
The US company Amazon will expand its business in six cities of U S, investing more than $ 1.4 billion in this activity. This is stated in a statement published on the website of the corporation on Tuesday, August 18. “Today, we are pleased to announce the plans which provide for continued investment and the […]Next