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Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A panel from the World Health Organization (WHO) visited the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, China, which is linked to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and where the experts searched for clues to understand the evolution of the virus, official sources informed on Sunday.

Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) China has vaccinated at least 24 million people against Covid-19 without reporting a high rate of side effects, as part of its emergent program, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Sunday.

Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated his peer from Nauru, Leonel Rouwen Aingimea, on the 53rd anniversary of that country's independence, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported on Sunday.

Hanoi, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Nguyen Phu Trong was reelected general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) on Sunday, during the penultimate session of the organization's 13th Congress.

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Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) China announced a tightening of control measures for passengers arriving on direct flights from Canada and India in order to prevent the entry of individuals infected with Covid-19.

Beijing, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) China opened on Saturday the provision of commercial services in its first nuclear energy facility that uses the Hualong One reactor, a third generation design developed by professionals in the country.

New Delhi, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) India is commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, who was a central figure in the independence from British colonialism and a champion of the principle of non-violence.

 US, China could discuss economic issuesGeneva, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Borge Brende, president of the World Economic Forum (WEF), considered on Friday that the United States and China could jointly assess burning issues in Singapore, during the meeting scheduled by this organization for May.

India and Bangladesh agree to boost cooperationNew Delhi, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) India and Bangladesh agreed on Friday to keep boosting cooperation and ties between their peoples, during a meeting between Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and his counterpart, Masud Bin Momen.

Africa to receive 10 million Indian Covid-19 vaccinesNew Delhi, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) India will deliver 10 million Covid-19 vaccines to Africa and one million to United Nations health workers, it was reported in New Delhi on Friday.

WHO opens investigations on SARS-CoV-2 focused on any detailsBeijing, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) A mission from the World Health Organization (WHO) began its inquiries in China on the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus with the premise of delving into any detail, since it considers that it would provide useful information.