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EU drug regulator approves registration of Paxlovid pill against Covid-19

  • 2022-01-28
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff

RIGA - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the registration of Pfizer's coronavirus pill on Thursday, LETA was told at the Latvian State Agency of Medicines.  The EMA said it "recommended authorizing Paxlovid for treating Covid-19 in a...

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Four soldiers facing criminal charges for stealing and selling military equipment

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EU must ramp up its defense capabilities - Rinkevics

RIGA - The European Union (EU) must ramp up its security and defense capabilities both in military and nonmilitary ways, but this should not go against NATO, the very cornerstone of Europe's security, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) said during the Saeima's annual foreign af...

Four soldiers facing criminal charges for stealing and selling military equipment

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EU must ramp up its defense capabilities - Rinkevics

RIGA - The European Union (EU) must ramp up its security and defense capabilities both in militar...

No new restrictions are needed at the moment to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 - Levits

RIGA - No new restrictions are needed to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 at the moment, Presi...

Soon there will be up to 10,000 new Covid-19 cases a day - Cipule

RIGA - In the coming days, up to 9,000-10,000 new Covid-19 infections might be registered a day, ...

Hybrid Threats in Baltics and Taiwan: Commonalities, Risks and Lessons for Small Democracies

In cooperation with the Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia, the Latvian Institute of Intern...

Baltic States need to analyze need for alternative energy sources to gas and nuclear energy - Pabriks

RIGA - The Baltic states need to re-analyze the need for alternative energy sources alongside gas...

We are "preparing for storm" due to Covid-19 - hospital

RIGA - Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Riga East University Hospital (RAKUS) ir "preparing for...

Covid-19 mortality rate in Latvia higher than EU/EEA average

RIGA - Latvia is now the only Baltic country where Covid-19 mortality is higher than the average ...

Reputable British media describe the construction of the ambitious Piņķi football base

SIA Baltic Sport Group, a co-operation partner of the three-time Latvian Premier League champion ...

Substantial changes in Kazakhstan are not expected after recent unrest - political expert

RIGA - Judging by the behavior of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, no significant and long...

Situation with Russia and Belarus has once again highlighted importance of physical security - Karins

RIGA - The situation with the possible threats posed by Russia towards Ukraine and the hybrid att...

It is necessary to review restrictions imposed on businesses due to pandemic - Reirs

RIGA - It is necessary to review the restrictions on businesses that are currently unable to work...

State of emergency in Latvia extended to February 28

RIGA - Due to the spread of Covid-19 omicron variant, the state of emergency in Latvia will be ex...

Karins-led government becomes longest serving government in the history of democratic Latvia

RIGA - The current government led by Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) has become the l...

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