Monthly Archives: February 2020

Diaspora

The Armenian Weekly. With the close of this truly historic session of Congress, New York’s Armenian community will bid farewell to a longtime friend – our own, Bronx-born, Nita Lowey. During her three decades of remarkable legislative service, she rose to chair the powerful U.S. House Appropriations Committee – one of the most coveted leadership …

Accidents

On February 27, at 22:03 an emergency call was received to Crisis management national center that a citizen had run over by car on the crossroad of Yerznkyan street and Bagramyan avenue of Yerevan and was on the traffic side: rescuers’ help was needed. A fire unit of the Fire and Rescue Squad of Yerevan …

Healthcare

TIME. Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech company based in Cambridge, Mass., has shipped the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was created just 42 days after the genetic sequence of the COVID_19 virus, called SARS-CoV-2, was released by Chinese researchers in mid-January. The first vials were sent to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), …