Russia plans mass vaccination for October

Russian health authorities are preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus in October, the health minister has said. Russian media quoted Mikhail Murashko as saying that doctors and teachers would be the first to receive the vaccine. Reuters, citing anonymous sources, said Russia’s first potential vaccine would be approved by regulators this month. […]

Serbia bans mass gatherings after virus lockdown protests

Protests erupted in the country over the return of a weekend curfew to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections. Serbian authorities have banned gatherings of more than 10 people in the capital, Belgrade, after two nights of violent clashes between police and thousands of demonstrators protesting coronavirus lockdown measures. Thousands, however, defied the ban […]