U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is part of Joe Biden’s transition team

 - Business - Nov 9 SHARE ON:

After initially doing well, Buttigieg, whose father was Maltese, dropped out of the primaries that nominated the presidential candidate and then campaigned for Biden. 

Biden signed an agreement with President Donald Trump’s Administration of General Services on Thursday to start planning for the transfer of power after winning the November election.

Buttigieg was made a member of the team in September, well in advance of the election.


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South End Core lash out at authorities for inconsistent measures

 - COVID-19 - Nov 9 SHARE ON:

In a recently-published statement, the South End Core revealed that they will not be decorating their area at the National Stadium for any of their upcoming matches following the authorities’ disapproval of the proposals for the return of fans in stadia. 

The supporters organisation issued an apology to the players for their absence, stating that they had to shelve some big plans due to these issues. 

Head of South End Core, Dillon Mercieca took to Facebook to highlight an alleged inconsistency in reasoning, shocked at the fact that football supporters are considered to spread COVID-19 but mass groups of people during ‘Christmas in the City’ is acceptable, appealing to members of the government for an explanation.


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BREAKING: Pfizer COVID-19 found to be 90% effective in great scientific development

 - COVID-19 - Nov 9 SHARE ON:

The COVID-19 vaccine which currently under development by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in its prevention of the virus.

In the third phase of clinical trials, Pfizer brought in 43,538 participants and utilised two different doses, one being immunisation and the other being a placebo. 

It resulted that 90% of participants were safe from the virus after 28 days of receiving the immunisation.

This scientific breakthrough has been called “a great day for science and humanity” by Pfizer Charmain Dr. Albert Bourla.


102 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 82 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Nov 9 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 102 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,851 swab tests, while 82 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 9 cases were family members of previously known cases, 12 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 4 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 1 case was from a social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 7,243 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 5,185 have recovered, 78 died and 1,980 are still active.


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