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2020 November

events occurred in November 2020

I believe that you have read my previous post on this category. Let’s see events happened in November 2020.

Joe Biden was elected as the 46th president of the United States. 2020 Moldovan presidential election was taken place.

Number of confirmed cases of COVID 19 passed 50 million worldwide on the 8th of November and 60 million by the 25th.

The first successful phase III trial of a COVID 19 vaccine was announced on the 9th of November by pharmaceutical companies which is 90% effective according to the results and the companies successfully completed their trials by the 18th with overall effective rate of 95% without any adverse events Also the sputnik V was proven 92% effective against the virus according to the interim results. By the 16th of November mRNA vaccine by Moderna an American biotechnology company, was proven 94.5% effective against the virus, including severe illnesses. This vaccine was cited as one which is easier to distribute since no cold storage is required.

Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pexels

One of the biggest mysteries in biology called “Protein Folding” is solved by an artificial Intelligence algorithm developed by DeepMind. On 15th November NASA and SpaceX launched SpaceX crew-1 from Kennedy Space Center to International Space Station.

Two hurricanes hit Nicaragua. The first one Eta in early November killing about 100 and the second hurricane Iota on the 16th in the same area.

On the 19th the Brereton report on war crimes against Australia during the war in Afghanistan during 2005-2016 Was released.

At the beginning of the month US exited Paris Agreement on climate change and on November 22nd US withdrew from the Treaty on open skies.

On 28th Boko Haram jihadists attacked on a farm in Jere, Nigeria killing 43 people. the event in called as Koshebe massacre.

On the 30th the last lunar eclipse was taken place. It was penumbral lunar eclipse.

The 2020 Booker Price was won by Douglas Stuart for Shuggie Bain.

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