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World 06 Mar 2021 | 3:33 AM

In Brazil's Amazon, isolated indigenous people welcome COVID vaccine

YAUARETÊ, Brazil (Reuters) - An army helicopter flew to two isolated indigenous villages in Brazil's Amazon jungle this week with a welcome cargo - coronavirus vaccines.

World 26 Jan 2021 | 6:36 AM

1st LD Writethru: Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 750,000

OTTAWA, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday that the government is looking seriously at tougher travel measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, including mandatory hotel quarantines for air travelers returning from non-essential trips abroad.

World 26 Jan 2021 | 2:12 AM

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 750,000

OTTAWA, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 750,000 on Monday morning, with the total hitting 750,546, including 17,847 deaths, according to CTV.

World 16 Dec 2020 | 9:14 PM

Global experts urge involvement of indigenous communities in biodiversity conservation

NAIROBI, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- Multilateral institutions and governments should harness traditional knowledge, practices and innovations possessed by indigenous people in order to revitalize the biodiversity conservation agenda, experts said on Tuesday evening.

World 15 Nov 2020 | 6:54 AM

Canadian hospitals feel more pressure with increasing COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Canadian hospitals are facing growing pressure as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country.