Israeli Prime Minister Deposed
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was removed from office after a vote of confidence in parliament on June 13. With a close vote of 60 votes for / 59 votes against and 1 abstention, Mr. Yair Lapid’s opposition coalition became the majority faction and took power in Israel. Currently, the person taking over as interim prime minister is far-right politician Naftali Bennett.
South Africa throws away 2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) recently announced that 2 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine should not be used after a contamination incident at a factory in the US. Earlier, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that millions of doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine at its Emergent BioSolutions facility could not be used.
G7 wants WHO to continue investigating the origin of Covid-19
In a joint statement on June 13, the G7 issued a joint statement after three days of summit: “We call on the World Health Organization (WHO) to lead a timely, transparent, scientific second phase study. , led by experts, on the origin of Covid-19 in China, as recommended in the experts’ report”.
The number of deaths from Covid in Cambodia is at a record high
The Cambodian Ministry of Health on June 13 announced the number of infections and deaths from Covid-19 in the country at 38,427 and 335, respectively, after recording 468 new infections and 15 new deaths in the past 24 hours. This is the highest number of daily deaths in Cambodia since the first patient died from Covid-19.
Massive explosion causes death in China
A gas pipeline explosion occurred in Zhangwan district, Shiyan city, Hubei province, China, killing at least 12 people and seriously injuring more than 100. The cause of the crash is under investigation. The city government said on Weibo that it was conducting rescue efforts.