Day: January 8, 2022
In an announcement on Wednesday, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said that the country will complete the building of the space station in 2022. Once ready, China will be the only country to own a space station of its own as the International Space Station (ISS) of Russia is a collaborative project of several countries.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the record numbers of people catching the new variant — which is rapidly out-competing the previously-dominant Delta variant in many countries — meant hospitals were being overwhelmed.
The Russian deployment was a gamble by the Kremlin that rapid military force could secure its interests in the oil and uranium-producing Central Asian nation, by swiftly putting down the worst violence in Kazakhstan’s 30 years of independence.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday hit out at anti-vaccine groups who spread “mumbo jumbo” on social media but ruled out the UK following some European countries in making COVID-19 vaccination a mandatory legal requirement.