Woman born 10
Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37 years old from South Africa gave birth to 10 babies by caesarean section on June 7. This woman’s husband said that his wife gave birth to 7 boys and 3 girls after being pregnant for 7 months and 7 days. Sithole said her pregnancy was completely natural and if this is verified, this will be the first woman in the world to give birth to 10. Before that, the record for multiple births belonged to Halima Cisse, a Malian woman who gave birth to 10. 9 babies last month.
Millions of doses of US vaccines are about to expire
In April, the US government decided to stop administering the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Johnson & Johnson to assess the risk of blood clots. That’s why there are millions of unused vaccines that will expire this month. Currently, US health agencies are launching special programs to inject vaccines before they expire.
US$240 billion bill against China passed by US Senate
The US Innovation and Competition Bill of 2021 (USICA) was passed by the US Senate on June 8. The bill would provide $190 billion to strengthen U.S. research and technology capabilities, and $50 billion to accelerate development and production in the semiconductor and telecommunications equipment sectors. All these moves are aimed at boosting domestic industrial capacity and countering China’s technological superiority.
UN Secretary-General re-elected
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been approved by the Security Council for a second five-year term. Guterres has held this position since January 1, 2017 and will end his first term on December 31, 2021. For the second term, no other candidates were nominated.
US soldiers save Vietnamese boy at sea
Recently, two soldiers of the US Marines, Carey DeFreitas and Justin Seacry, were awarded medals for “heroic actions when participating in saving some people” in the waters off Phu Quoc island. At that time, these two soldiers were on vacation and traveling to Phu Quoc. During the tour, they encountered a boat capsized, so they quickly joined the rescue. Among the victims was a 10-year-old boy, who was pulled ashore unconscious. At this time, Mr. De Freitas was breathing continuously and saved the boy’s life.
The French president was slapped
On June 8, French President Emmanuel Macron visited the village of Tain-l’Hermitage in the Drome region, on the outskirts of the city of Valence. When he stepped forward to greet the people of the area, he was slapped in the face by a man. The bodyguards immediately pulled the President out of the crowd and arrested two people after the incident.