Monday 25th January, Daily Round
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
The pandemic has forced the closure of a historic pub in the middle of Oxford, which has catered to students, scholars and literary personalities for more than four hundred years.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is looking at the potential to relax some COVID-19 measures before mid-February, a Sky News reporter said.
Britain’s opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said he was under self-isolation after he came into contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the third time he was required to quarantine.
President Joe Biden will enforce a ban on most non-US citizens making their entry into the country, after recently being to South Africa starting Saturday in an attempt to contain the spread of a new variant of COVID-19, a senior US public health official told.
The Bahrain government has given its nod to the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, according to state news agency BNA on Monday. The report cited the Gulf nation’s National Health Regulatory Authority.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is looking forward to getting approval for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Friday, a spokesman of German’s health ministry said.
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