SocietyWorld

One million Americans vaccinated against Covid-19

More than a million people have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert Redfield said Wednesday. “The United States achieved an early but important milestone today &#8212…
MacaoSociety

Macau students in United Kingdom impacted by mutated virus

The discovery of a mutated coronavirus strain is affecting macau students who are in United Kingdom. Some students in the UK told TDM they have reconsidered their plans to return home following the newest development. For Macau students studying overseas, Christmas is…
SocietyWorld

UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border

Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers from today, the British Department for Transport announced on Tuesday. As part of the agreement, rapid turnaround lateral flow tests, which can return results in around 30…
ChinaCulture

End of the road for downtown neighborhood

Life on Shunchang Road, one of city’s remaining old town areas in the central urban district, seems little changed. With a history of 100 years, the one-way lane is crammed with all the typical traces of a traditional Shanghai longtang — shabby, narrow brick houses…
BrazilSociety

New strain of SARS-CoV-2 discovered in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian researchers have discovered a new strain of the new coronavirus in circulation in Rio. There is still no evidence that it can be more transmissible or lethal, but scientists advocate expanding the genetic monitoring of the virus to identify an evolution of the…
SocietyWorld

Taiwan reports first local coronavirus infection since April

Taiwan reported its first local coronavirus transmission Tuesday, ending 253 days of being virus-free in a major blow for an island that has been lauded for its pandemic response. Health authorities said a woman in her thirties had tested positive for the coronavirus…