Both shipments are expected to consist of about , doses. Health officials say the first shipments of the Chinese and Russian vaccines will be used in low-income neighborhoods of Mexico City or its suburbs. Mexico is currently using the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines and has applied almost 1. The country will now be faced with the logistical challenge of handling four different vaccines, all of which require two doses. In addition, the Sputnik first shot is different from the second and is not interchangeable. USC and other universities nationwide were forced to switch to online learning last March.
Biden started out in the key swing state of Pennsylvania, which helped seal his November election victory over former President Donald Trump. Biden visited Smith Floor, a Black-owned, unionized business in the Philadelphia suburbs, to highlight aid for small businesses included in the American Rescue Plan. Vice President Kamala Harris, first lady Jill Biden, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff also are making stops in battleground states to talk about the package, which includes checks to individuals and money to help states, cities, and schools confront the pandemic. White House officials said the goal is to make sure Americans know their benefits. A suspect, Robert Aaron Long, was arrested Tuesday following shootings at three Atlanta-area spas that left eight people dead.
A school headmaster in South Africa has been charged with child abuse after lowering an year-old student into a pit latrine to search for the official's cellphone, according to local news reports. He has been suspended from his job while officials investigate the incident before taking him to a disciplinary hearing. There are also calls for his educator's license to be withdrawn. The incident happened early this month after Mgandela accidentally dropped his cell phone into a latrine at the school.
Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities , with its recorded history spanning over 3, years [ citation needed ] and its earliest human presence started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state. A center for the arts , learning and philosophy , home of Plato 's Academy and Aristotle 's Lyceum ,   it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy ,   largely because of its cultural and political impact on the European continent, and in particular the Romans. Athens is a Beta global city according to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network ,  and is one of the biggest economic centers in southeastern Europe. It has a large financial sector, and its port Piraeus is both the largest passenger port in Europe,   and the second largest in the world.